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Fabric Painting with Acrylics and GAC 900

Fabric painting on wearable garments is not a difficult process. Find mixing recipes, application techniques, heat-setting methods, and laundering instructions in this article.
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Achieving an encaustic look with Golden Matte Mediums

Discover how to achieve an Encaustic look using Golden Matte Gels and Mediums. Use interference and other colors to fine tune the look you desire. For more information copy and paste the following link into your browser: http://www.justpaint.org/creating-an-encaustic-look-with-acrylics/

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GOLDEN Acrylic Demo

A comprehensive overview of the Golden Artist Colors product categories and properties.

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What, Why & How: GOLDEN Fluid Mediums with Patti Brady

A brief overview of all the fluid acrylic mediums including their use for extending paints, sealing surfaces, promoting adhesion, and altering the sheen and viscosity of colors. In 2017 we introduced a new label and changed the names of a couple products.

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Explore Water Media on Golden Absorbent Ground with Golden's new A-Z Set

Patti Brady demonstrates the unique properties, of Absorbent Ground and how you can create a watercolor effect using acrylics. This is only one example of the many ways these products can be used. Stay loose, focus on playing with the materials rather than striving for a finished piece of art, and you will learn much more.

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Iridescent Image Transfer: Golden A-Z Set

Patti Brady combines the popularity of image transfers with the instant appeal of Iridescent Color into an easy to follow tutorial using a few products from the GOLDEN A-Z Set.

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Direct Image Transfers

How to create Direct Image Transfers using Golden Acrylic Gel and regular laser prints or photocopies. We've created a follow-up on this subject: http://youtu.be/K_cfJoJYQvU Also view our video on doing Gel Image Transfers: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cs8CvTFsFMU For additional information please go to our website: Transferring Printed Images http://www.goldenpaints.com/technicaldata/transimg.php or contact our Technical Support Department: techsupport@goldenpaints.com 800-959-6543 607-847-6154

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Hard Edge Techniques using GOLDEN Products

How to achieve hard edges with Golden Acrylics and Mediums using various techniques. For more information about any of the Golden products, be sure to visit our website: http://www.goldenpaints.com/technicaldata/techsheets.php or contact Technical Support techsupport@goldenpaints.com 800-959-6543 607-847-6154

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Encaustic Effects with GOLDEN Acrylics

Explore and work with GOLDEN products to create encaustic effects. For more information, be sure to visit our website: http://www.goldenpaints.com/technicaldata/techsheets.php or contact Technical Support techsupport@goldenpaints.com 800-959-6543 607-847-6154 (less info)

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Tips for a Successful Immediate Image Transfer

This short demonstration offers tips for creating a successful immediate image transfer, including transfers to canvas and highly textured surfaces using Golden acrylic gel mediums.

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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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Golden Fluid Mediums - 3 Sheen/Consistencies

GOLDEN Mediums & Additives provide infinite control with acrylic colors. Mediums control transparency, viscosity and surface sheen, while additives control paint’s working properties. Gloss Medium [formerly Polymer Medium (Gloss)] is useful for creating glazes, extending colors, enhancing gloss and translucency. It has an oil-like feel and resinous nature that promotes flow and leveling. It is the best product for blocking Support Induced Discoloration (SID). (Item # 3510) Matte Medium is a liquid medium useful for extending color, decreasing gloss and increasing film integrity. It is also used as a nearly clear ground on canvas instead of gesso. (Item # 3530) Fluid Matte Medium is useful for extending colors, decreasing gloss and increasing film integrity. Particularly useful with GOLDEN Fluid Acrylics to decrease gloss while maintaining consistency. (Item # 3520)

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GOLDEN Clear Tar Gel

Drip, drizzle and create lines varying from thick to very thin using GOLDEN Clear Tar Gel. For more information please go to our website http://www.goldenpaints.com

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High Flow Medium

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Understanding Pouring Techniques

Create more successful and satisfying pouring art through a better understanding of fluid acrylic medium.
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Creating an encaustic look with acrylics

Mixing matte gels and mediums with paint can create the look of actual beeswax.
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Airbrush Medium

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Glazing Liquid

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GAC Acrylic Specialty Polymers

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Matte Mediums

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Color Pouring Mediums (Gloss & Matte)

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GAC 800

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GAC 900 Heat-set Fabric Painting Medium – For Wearable Fabrics

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GAC 200

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Clear Layers, Textures, and Glazes

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Painting on Glass with GAC 200

GAC 200 is Golden Artist Color’s hardest acrylic binder. When added to acrylic colors, it imparts a toughness to paint layers and helps them lock down to challenging surfaces such as glass.
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Encasing Natural Objects in Acrylics: Petals and Leaves

How to use acrylic mediums and gels to preserve dried organic materials, such as grasses and flowers.