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I would go for acrylic based paints like "Window Color" or similar transparent glass colors. They are relatively cheap and come in many different, vibrant colors. I strongly advice looking for viscous paints or gels. They are easier to apply, won't drip and create a more even coat than very liquid colors. Here's one example: I once tried painting ...


In addition to special tools, you can also use some extraordinary things. You can use ink from ballpoint or gel pens, oil paints for artists, ink for polymer clay, alkyd paints, crayon leads


It seems to me you shouldn't use wood varnish in the first place, which is a product intended for varnishing wood, where discolouration is usually not a big problem (yellowing isn't that obvious when varnishing yellow wood, after all). Find a varnish that is intended for varnishing paintings, specifically for paintings that are made using acrylics. This ...


A few options: Watering down the paint (as mentioned in the comments) Acrylic paint can be thinned by adding water until brush strokes self-level. If you want to be uptight, use distilled water. Chlorine and minerals in tap water may have some effect on the paint, but it's doubtful that it'd be significant. Foam brush Foam brushes are often used to avoid ...

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