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Black Gesso

Black Gesso Prepare your surface with a base color 1/2 Techniques Character 1/2 A pre-mixed black acrylic ground to prepare your surface and add instant color. Sizes8oz/237ml 8oz/237ml - $17.09 Liquitex Professional Mediums, Black Gesso quantity Add to cart Share Use with Graphite, pencil & charcoalAcrylic & oil paints/mediumsChalk & oil pastels Use on Raw
Gessoes, Mediums & Varnishes

Gesso

Gesso Prepare your surface with an opaque white ground 1/7 Techniques Character 1/7 A classic titanium white acrylic ground to prepare your surface and add a high level of tooth. Sizes4oz/118ml | 8oz/237ml | 16oz/473ml | 32oz/946ml | 63.9oz/1.89L | 128oz/3.78L Select size - from $11.494oz/118ml - $11.498oz/237ml - $17.0916oz/473ml - $27.7932oz/946ml - $40.8963.9oz/1.89L -
Gessoes, Mediums & Varnishes

Gray Gesso

Gray Gesso Prepare your surface with a base color 1/2 Techniques Character 1/2 A pre-mixed neutral gray acrylic ground to prepare your surface and add instant color. Sizes8oz/237ml 8oz/237ml - $17.09 - out of stock Liquitex Professional Mediums, Gray Gesso quantity Add to cart Share Use with Acrylic & oil paints/mediumsChalk & oil pastelsGraphite, pencil
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Tips & Techniques

How to achieve watercolor effects with acrylics

How to achieve watercolor effects with acrylics You can make your acrylic colors behave like watercolors, simply by thinning with a professional medium.  Our Soft Body Acrylics and Acrylic Inks have a fluid consistency that build like traditional watercolors and due to the permanent nature of acrylics, you can build them without dissolving the layers.

Mural painting

Mural painting Some of the first Liquitex paints were roadtested on murals back in the 1950s so muralling holds a special place in our hearts.  And did you know that the mural comes from the French word “mur”, meaning wall? Mural painting includes techniques such as fresco, encaustic, mosaic, stained glass and photography and many

Brush techniques

Brush techniques From larger color washes to small scale details - and everything in between - you can use acrylic color with a wide spectrum of different brush techniques. FINE DETAIL Soft Body Acrylic yields the best results for fine lines - it'll go further. Acrylic Ink and Acrylic Gouache are also good to try

Faq

Is water the best additive for thinning acrylic color?

Water is, in fact, the solvent for the acrylic/water emulsion that makes up an acrylic paint. You’ll find that you get the best performance out of your acrylics if you make use of acrylic mediums to adjust the working properties of the color. Save the water for clean up.