Fabric Medium

Enhance workability of acrylics on textiles

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Make color more adhesive, flexible and workable on all kinds of textiles.

Sizes
4oz/118ml


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
  • Enhances blending and workability of acrylics on textiles and unprimed canvas
  • Improves adhesion and color penetration
  • Improves flexibility and reduces dry paint stiffness
  • Controls color bleeding
  • Lowers viscosity of heavier body paints, giving increased flow
  • Gives a consistently even, smooth application
  • Improves wet-on-wet blending
  • Extends your color further without affecting acrylic stability
  • Doesn't require heat setting
  • Maintains paint adhesion, durability and archival quality
  • Can be machine or hand-washed once dry
How to use it
  • Fully intermixable with all Liquitex products
  • For best results mix in a 1:1 ratio with Soft Body Acrylic, add more if using Heavy Body to get your desired consistency
  • For watercolor effects use 5 parts medium to 1 part Soft Body
  • Stir gently to avoid creating foam - if bubbles appear, leave it to sit while the bubbles rise and disappear
  • Paint on with brush, roller etc, using a thin layer to avoid cracking
  • Can be added directly to textile when paint is still wet to blend color
  • No need to iron to set
How not to use it
  • Do not shake or vigorously over-brush as this can result in a foggy, hazy look when dry
  • Do not use with any non-acrylic media
  • The thicker you apply it, the less flexible it becomes

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