A new look for “old masters”

A fresh take on old paintings

Old paintings are far too precious to throw away. With a few creative ideas and the right markers, you can easily give them a fresh lease of life by making a few subtle alterations. The woodland clearing in our picture, for example, looked like the ideal landing site for paragliders – so that’s what it has become! Acrylic markers in vibrant colours are perfect for adding this kind of twist to old works of art. Available in a wide range of beautiful shades and various stroke widths, they are easy to use and are also lightfast.

Idea and images: MMOS

How to paint with acrylics
Home decor
Acrylic range
A bit more challenging
Images (ZIP)


Products and materials

Other materials

  • An old painting
  • Template (in the download section above)
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Sticky tape
  • Ruler

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