Basics Light Modeling Paste

Build texture and sculptural structure which is light in weight

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An airy, lightweight acrylic putty to create heavy texture and 3D forms in places where weight is a factor.

Sizes
8.45oz/250ml


All our paints are intermixable and water-based, with archival results. Tested and certified at Duke University by the ACMI.


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What it does
  • Dries to a hard, opaque white matte finish
  • Can be used on its own, mixed with color, or painted once dry
  • Can be used to add body to paint and create pastel tints
  • Can be handled like a lightweight clay
  • Can be painted with acrylics, oils, watercolors, graphite or dry pastels when dry
  • Maintains paint adhesion, durability and archival quality
How to use it
  • Fully intermixable with all Liquitex products - Basics and Professional
  • Use on rigid supports only
  • Apply with knife or tool
  • Mix with acrylic color to make a tinted paste
  • For sculptural texture, build up in thin layers, allowing each to dry
  • Dry slowly by covering loosely with plastic wrap to avoid shrinkage cracks
  • Overpaint once dry with acrylics or most other media
How not to use
  • Do not use with any non-acrylic compatible media
  • Drying too quickly will cause cosmetic (not structural) cracks
  • Do not use on flexible supports unless mixed with another medium

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