Satin Gel

Add body, with
a satin finish



Increase texture and extend volume with a satin finish or use as a strong collaging adhesive.


All our paints are intermixable and water-based, with archival results. Tested and certified in the ACMI certification program.

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What it does
  • Gives paint a satin finish
  • Maintains paint adhesion, durability and archival quality
  • Extends color without affecting acrylic stability
  • Gives heavier body paint an oil-like color brilliance
  • Increases viscosity of soft body paints, giving a thicker consistency
  • Slows drying time and enhances appearance of brush strokes
How to use it
  • Mix as much as you like into acrylic color to create the viscosity and transparency you want - the more you add, the more transparent the color will become
  • Can be thinned by diluting with up to 25% water - distilled water will give best results
  • Mix into Heavy Body Acrylic to extend volume and maintain viscosity
  • Mix into Soft Body or Acrylic Ink to extend volume and thicken
  • This is semi-opaque when wet, transparent when dry. When used very thickly it may dry semi-opaque
  • Apply with a brush as a collaging glue and fixative
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

Take a closer look

See Satin Gel Medium in action as it adds thickness and brilliance to fluid acrylic - all with a mid satin surface finish. Watch as it takes the volume way, way further and compare and contrast with the rest of the range.

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