Liquitex Acrylic Paints information, hints and tips
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Acrylic surface preparation from Liquitex   Super Heavy Gesso from Liquitex
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An innovative, impasto acrylic gesso used to prepare painting surfaces for artists acrylic and oil paint.
Create thick sculptural applications
Excellent ground for acrylic and oil paint.
Mix with acrylic colour to have a tinted ground.
Flexible, non-cracking and non-yellowing when dry.
Provides the perfect "tooth" and adhesion to a wide variety of supports such as canvas, paper and wood. Excellent base coat primer for many applications such as murals. One coat is usually enough.
Liquitex Application : For canvas, paper, wood, or any clean, porous, non-oily surface.
Tint colour with Liquitex Soft or Heavy Body Artist Colours. Use with knife or brush

 
Super Heavy Gesso from Liquitex
     
    Acrylic Ink Liquitex Colour Chart
     
Clear Gesso from Liquitex Paints    
Clear Gesso from Liquitex   A very clear size and ground that keeps your working surface visible.  Ideal high tooth for artists pastel, oil pastel, graphite, and charcoal. Excellent ground for acrylic and oil paint. Mix with acrylic colour to have a tinted ground. Dries clear to translucent depending on thickness.  Flexible, non-cracking and non-yellowing when dry. Provides the perfect "tooth" and adhesion to a wide variety of supports such as canvas, paper and wood. Excellent base coat primer for many applications such as murals
Application : For canvas, paper, wood, or any clean, porous, non-oily surface. Sizes and primes while maintaining the original appearance of the support.
Provides paper with good tooth for chalk and oil pastel techniques.
Mix with a very small amount of transparent or translucent acrylic colour to tint the ground while maintaining transparency.
     
Palette wetting spray for acrylics

in a 237 ml spray bottle from Liquitex

An innovative, fluid acrylic resin designed to slow the drying of acrylic colours

Allows you to keep your palette colours fresh longer, preventing the paint from skinning over.

Improves colour blending

Can be used to thin colour while maintaining film integrity.

Formulated with an anti-microbial agent to prevent mould.

Application : Use repeatedly to re-wet palette
  Palette wetting spray for acrylics liquitex
     
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  Iridescent Tinting Acrylic Fluid Medium

Iridescent Tinting Acrylic Fluid Medium
Soft Body. Produces a range of iridescent or metallic colours when mixed into acrylic colours. Opaque when wet, transparent - translucent when dry. Will not oxidize. 
Mix with small amounts of Color, gradually adding more Colour until desired iridescent quality and transparency is achieved.
Transparent and translucent colours work best. Opaque colours can also be used.
Colour will become more transparent as percentage of medium increases. Colours increase in their iridescent quality and become much more reflective upon drying. For Mother of Pearl colour, use directly from container. For use on fabric, thin 50% with water.
     
Black Lava Texture Gel    
Black Lava Texture Gel acrylic paint   Attributes : Soft Body. A black speckled gel that contains small, flat, hexagonal shaped dark aggregates. When wet, look gray but when dry, give the effect of ground, dry, black lava. Mixed with transparent and translucent colours, black speckled quality is most apparent. Mix with Liquitex Interference Paint for dramatic colour effects.
Application : Apply with palette knife, trowel, paint brush, etc. Different tools produce different effects. Mix acrylic paint into Texture Gel or let gel dry and paint on top.
Mix with Gloss Medium & Varnish to produce textured glazes. Very small amounts of paint are needed since most Liquitex Texture Gels are translucent. Add Liquitex Gel Medium or Heavy Gel Medium when using additional aggregates (such as sand) to avoid brittleness. Texture Gels can be thinned with small amounts of water if necessary.
Varnish with care to avoid foaming or clouding. Spray apply if possible.
General Information Contains specific aggregates, which produce a variety of unique textural, dimensional and reflective effects, when mixed with acrylic paint.
All seven Texture Gels may be intermixed to increase the variety of possible textures.
Formulated for maximum flexibility and adhesion. Will not chip or crack on canvas.
Can be applied to any material or surface that will accept traditional acrylic media, such as canvas, paper, wood, etc. Texture Gels are lightweight, non-toxic and dry to a water resistant, non-yellowing surface.
     
Attributes : Soft Body. A thick, fibrous gel that when dry give the effect of flexible fibers.
Add Liquitex ® Gloss Gel Medium or Gloss Heavy Gel Medium for easier application and to increase adhesion while wet. Works best when applied with palette knife or trowel. Application : Apply with palette knife, trowel, paint brush, etc. Different tools produce different effects. Mix acrylic paint into Texture Gel or let gel dry and paint on top. Mix with Gloss Medium & Varnish to produce textured glazes. Add Liquitex Gel Medium or Heavy Gel Medium when using additional aggregates (such as sand) to avoid brittleness. Texture Gels can be thinned with small amounts of water if necessary.
Varnish with care to avoid foaming or clouding. Spray apply if possible.
General Information Contains specific aggregates, which produce a variety of unique textural, dimensional and reflective effects, when mixed with acrylic paint.
All seven Texture Gels may be intermixed to increase the variety of possible textures.
Formulated for maximum flexibility and adhesion. Will not chip or crack on canvas.
Can be applied to any material or surface that will accept traditional acrylic media, such as canvas, paper, wood, etc.
Texture Gels are lightweight, non-toxic and dry to a water resistant, non-yellowing surface.
  Blended Fibres
Acrylic Texture
gel Medium


Blended Fibres acrylic texture gel medium liquitex
     
Ceramic Stucco Acrylic Texture Gel

Ceramic Stucco  Acrylic Texture Gel liquitex
  Attributes : Soft Body. A thick, low lustre, fine texture gel, that dries to a light gray matte stucco finish. Excellent for producing thick 3-D effects, as well as thinly coating surface. Excellent ground for acrylic and oil paint, oil pastel, oil bars, pastels and graphite. Somewhat susceptible to abrasion. Coat with Liquitex ® Varnish for added protection. Apply varnish carefully to avoid foaming and clouding.
Works well with brush application. Application : Apply with palette knife, trowel, paint brush, etc. Different tools produce different effects. Mix acrylic paint into Texture Gel or let gel dry and paint on top. Mix with Gloss Medium & Varnish to produce textured glazes. Add Liquitex Gel Medium or Heavy Gel Medium when using additional aggregates (such as sand) to avoid brittleness. Texture Gels can be thinned with small amounts of water if necessary. Varnish with care to avoid foaming or clouding. Spray apply if possible. General Information : Contains specific aggregates, which produce a variety of unique textural, dimensional and reflective effects, when mixed with acrylic paint. All seven Texture Gels may be intermixed to increase the variety of possible textures. Formulated for maximum flexibility and adhesion. Will not chip or crack on canvas. Can be applied to any material or surface that will accept traditional acrylic media, such as canvas, paper, wood, etc. Texture Gels are lightweight, non-toxic and dry to a water resistant, non-yellowing surface.
 
     
Attributes : Soft Body. A medium body gel that contains clear, round aggregates that dry to a semi-gloss, reflective ("bubbly") surface. For most dramatic reflective effects, mix with transparent or translucent colours or apply straight from container over dried paint. For reflective textural glazes, mix with Liquitex ® Gloss Medium & Varnish and small amounts of Liquitex Soft Body Concentrated Artist Colour. Suitable as a ground for acrylic and oil paint. Works well with brush application. Application : Apply with palette knife, trowel, paint brush, etc. Different tools produce different effects.
Mix acrylic paint into Texture Gel or let gel dry and paint on top. Mix with Gloss Medium & Varnish to produce textured glazes. Add Liquitex Gel Medium or Heavy Gel Medium when using additional aggregates (such as sand) to avoid brittleness.
Varnish with care to avoid foaming or clouding. Spray apply if possible. General Information .Contains specific aggregates, which produce a variety of unique textural, dimensional and reflective effects, when mixed with acrylic paint. All eight Texture Gels may be intermixed to increase the variety of possible textures. Formulated for maximum flexibility and adhesion. Will not chip or crack on canvas. Can be applied to any material or surface that will accept traditional acrylic media, such as canvas, paper, wood, etc. Texture Gels are lightweight, non-toxic and dry to a water resistant, non-yellowing surface.


 
Glass Beads Acrylic Medium texture gel

Glass Beads Acrylic Medium texture gel liquitex
     

Glazing Medium Fluid Liquitex
Glazing Medium Fluid Liquitex
  For creating brilliant jewel like glazes with acrylic artist colours.
Excellent brushing and levelling qualities.
Dries quickly for rapid layering.
Mix with any amount of acrylic colour. Small quantities of colour provide the most transparency.
Works best with transparent or translucent colours.
Flexible, non-yellowing and water resistant when dry.
Applications
Apply to dry, painted areas to change coloration without losing established detail. Under layer must be thoroughly dry before applying the next coat. May be dried with a hair dryer to speed drying.
Mix in a small amount of colour with the medium. Mix thoroughly and colour will lighten. Colour will darken and go back to a thin, transparent version of the original colour as the medium dries and becomes transparent.
     
     
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