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Working properties, application guidance, mixing and usage.

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Reference Materials

Color charts, color pigment information tables, drying times, etc.

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Scholarly information on art materials, conservation and application.

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Tips for Acrylic Spraying and Airbrush

Mike from GOLDEN Product Support guides you through the ins and outs of preparing acrylic paint for spraying. While thinning is usually necessary, the solution may not be as simple as just adding water. Explore the options for getting the results you want when using acrylics in an airbrush or other spraying tool.

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Fluid Acrylics - Snap Shot

Fluid Acrylics are highly intense, permanent acrylic colors with a consistency similar to heavy cream. Produced with only lightfast pigment, not dyes, they offer very strong colors with a fluid consistency. No fillers or extenders are added and the pigment load is comparable to GOLDEN Heavy Body Acrylics.

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Spraying Acrylic Paints

Thinning acrylic paint for spraying through and airbrush or other spray painting systems is a common practice, but what is the best way to thin acrylic paint for spraying? Mike from Golden Product Support takes you through the options and exposes the advantages and disadvantages of each.

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Fluid Acrylic Colors Overview

Equal the intensity of GOLDEN Heavy Body Acrylics but with an even, flowing characteristic useful for dry brush application, fine details, pouring, spraying (particularly when mixed with GOLDEN Airbrush Medium), staining techniques and many others.

Fluids blend easily with all acrylic colors, and readily tint gels, mediums, gessoes and grounds. Fluid Acrylics are extremely versatile, and ideal for fine brushwork, glazing, staining, water media techniques and many more. Mix Fluid Acrylics with Airbrush Medium for airbrush application of artwork including textiles.

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Fluid Acrylics Mixing Set

Mixing is easy with the intuitive split primary method. A warm and cool choice of each primary color in addition to other key colors allows the artist to mix an extensive range of colors.

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Fluid Acrylics Intro Set

This balanced selection of colors provides an excellent starting point for artists looking to explore the working properties unique to each of our acrylic color lines.

Reference Materials

Label / Color chart Iconography - symbol guide

Explanations and definitions for the lightfastness and opacity symbols.
Product Use & Technical

Fluid Acrylic Colors

An overview of the History, properties and application of Fluid Acrylics
Product Use & Technical

Watercolor effects with Acrylics

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Making Dry Paint Skins with Fluid Acrylics

Acrylic skins are dry acrylic paints, mediums (or a combination therein) that is not attached to a substrate.
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Layering and Mixing with Iridescent and Interference Acrylic Paints

As with any new technique, some experimentation and playing might be needed when learning how to use iridescent and interference paints, as they do not behave like regular pigments with mixing and in general use.
Safety Data

GOLDEN Acrylics Master SDS

Information on chemical properties; health, and environmental health hazards; protective measures; and safety precautions for handling, storing, and transportion.