Acrylic paint is chemical based and almost always used for artwork, while latex paint is water based and used for painting homes and other buildings. Latex and acrylic paints have largely replaced alkyd and oil-based pai... More » Art & Literature Fine Art Painting

One difference between latex and acrylic paint is that latex paint typically uses some type of rubber as the resin for the paint with water as the solvent. Acrylic paint is completely water-based and made from pigment mi... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance

Acrylic latex paint is a type of latex paint that contains acrylic binding ingredients. These paints dry quickly to a flexible finish that resists flaking. More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance
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To remove latex paint from concrete, gather a rag or a roll of paper towels, a brush, detergent, water, a bucket, a scraper, a stiff scrub brush and paint remover. Use the rag or paper towels to wipe up all of the wet pa... More » Home & Garden Cleaning