Natural Sand Acrylic Texture Gel Effects Painting MediumTexture: Thick with Fine SandSheen: SatinRelative Opacity: Opaque A finely textured gel that dries to a surface similar to glossy "beach sand". Very effective ground for acrylic and oil paints, oil pastel, pastel and graphite when delicate marks and blending are necessary. Works well with brush application Application Apply with different tools i.e. palette knife, trowel, paint brush or cake decorating tips to produce different effects. Mix Liquitex acrylic paint into Liquitex Texture Gel or let gel dry and paint on top. Mix with Liquitex 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. Liquitex Texture Gels can be thinned with small amounts of water if necessary. Varnish with care to avoid foaming or clouding, spray apply varnish where possible. General Information Contains specific aggregates, which produce a variety of unique textural, dimensional and reflective effects, when mixed with acrylic paint. All 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. Liquitex Texture Gels are lightweight, non-toxic and dry to a water resistant, non-yellowing surface.