Liquitex
Uncapped

Acrylic paint
demystified

Learn how Liquitex acrylic paint transforms from lab to tube and pigment to palette. Come and take a deep dive into your favorite colors and materials.

QUINACRIDONE RED

Explore the history and origin of Quinacridone Red.

Liquitex Uncapped: Soft Body, the World's First Water-Based Acrylic

Discover how Soft Body is created, and how you can use it in your practice.

TRANSPARENT ORANGE

Learn more about the latest Heavy Body color.

Myth Buster: You can't feature a photograph in your work without damaging it

Use a photo transfer technique to showcase a photograph in your work without impacting the original photo.

Liquitex Uncapped: Digital Collaging with Acrylic Gouache and Green Screen Technologt

Learn how you can create an Acrylic Gouache green screen and digital collage.

MARS BLACK

 Mars black is a much used, uber dependable part of the artist palette due to its opacity, lightfastness and permanence. 

THE SQUEEZE: CERULEAN BLUE

The big blue. Meet cerulean blue, an inorganic synthetic mineral pigment known as PB35. What color is cerulean?

LIQUITEX UNCAPPED: ACRYLIC PAINT COMPATIBILITY

What do we mean by 100% compatibility?

MYTH BUSTER: SHIPPING ACRYLIC PAINTINGS IS DIFFICULT

Acrylic paintings are easy to ship – as long as you follow a few steps. Here’s how to ship your work safely.

Acrylic Gouache

MYTH BUSTER: ACRYLIC GOUACHE SHOULD BE DILUTED WITH WATER

While traditional gouaches DO need water to easily brush out color, our Acrylic Gouache is different. You don’t need to dilute it.

CREATING CADMIUM-FREE PAINT

LIQUITEX UNCAPPED: CREATING CADMIUM-FREE PAINT

How do you make an acrylic behave like a cadmium color without any actual cadmium?

DIOXAZINE PURPLE

THE SQUEEZE: DIOXAZINE PURPLE

Highly transparent. Ultra-vivid. Cool in hue. Powerful. This mid-shade purple is one of the bluest shades of violet you can have on your palette.

World Pigment Day

LIQUITEX UNCAPPED: A CONVERSATION WITH WORLD PIGMENT DAY

Pigment has a fascinating history and is central to the story of art and artists' materials. Let's have a look at how we use it at Liquitex.

VARNISHING

MYTH BUSTER: VARNISHING ISN’T NECESSARY

If you’re working on a piece you want to keep, showcase or preserve, we always recommend varnishing acrylic paint.

MYTH BUSTER: INKS AND WATERCOLOR TECHNIQUES

MYTH BUSTER: OIL PAINTERS WON’T LIKE WORKING WITH ACRYLICS

If you use oils, Heavy Body's comparable density and viscosity makes it an easy transition.

LIGHTFASTNESS

LIQUITEX UNCAPPED: WHAT IS LIGHTFASTNESS?

Liquitex acrylic color is designed to be lightfast, meaning it offers artists the longevity and permanence they need. Learn more about lightfastness, and why it plays such an integral part in how we test color.

TITANIUM WHITE

The Squeeze: TITANIUM WHITE

The strongest. The whitest. The brightest. And the most opaque. Meet titanium white, the art world's favorite go-to pigment for power.

UNCAPPED

Liquitex Uncapped: ACRYLIC GOUACHE REIMAGINED

Acrylic Gouache is our most highly pigmented acrylic, known for its intense colors and flat, matte finish. Our gouache allows you to create without brush strokes or cracks, and unlike most gouaches, without diluting with water. So, how did we do it?  

The Squeeze: Pantone Color of the Year 2022

Introducing Very Peri: a new color created by the Pantone Color Institute for the first time in the Color of the Year history.

Myth Buster: Technical skill and enjoying art

Do you have to be technically skilled to enjoy art?

MYTH BUSTER: INKS CAN ONLY BE USED FOR WATERCOLOR TECHNIQUES

Acrylic Ink can be used for so much more – from airbrushing to pouring, marbling to glass painting.