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GOLDEN Acrylic Sets: Exploration & Experimentation

GOLDEN Acrylic Sets are a great way to go from being overwhelmed by the array of colors and mediums available to becoming oriented to the options, possibilities and capabilities of acrylics. Join Kevin Greeland for a quick look at 16 different sets available now from GOLDEN.

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Explorer 14 Acrylics Colors & Mediums Set

New for 2018, GOLDEN has repackaged the A-Z 14 set with a new, more lightfast, Benzimadazolone Yellow replacing Hansa Yellow, and more Earth-Friendly packaging made from recycled material. Explorer 14 gives artists an opportunity to try a wide range of GOLDEN Color formulations and acrylic mediums.

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High Flow Acrylics - Filling an empty pump marker

Demonstration of how to fill a pump marker using Golden High Flow Acrylics.

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GOLDEN Introduces the New High Flow Drawing Set

The new High Flow Drawing Set from GOLDEN includes 10 High Flow colors offered as a collection with the calligrapher, graphic artist and illustrator in mind. This new set offers colors typically used for illustration, such as Indigo and Carbon Black, fancy colors for invitations, such as Iridescent Gold and Teal, as well as, White and a range of mixing colors that artists can use to mix a whole spectrum of colors.

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Water Media with Glass Bead Gel: Golden A-Z Set

After creating a shimmering background using Iridescent Color and Glass Bead Gel, Patti Brady walks you through the steps of creating a luminous painting using washes of High Flow color. This is just one of many projects you can try using the materials in the A-Z sets. Remember to stay loose and be open to experimentation with the materials rather than striving for finished artwork, and this project will be a lot more fun and educational.

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OPEN Slow-Drying Acrylics Landscape Set

The GOLDEN OPEN Slow-Drying Acrylics Landscape Set is an excellent outdoor palette that allows artists to produce the wide variety of hues, shades and tints encountered in nature.

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OPEN Slow-Drying Acrylics Mixing Set

New for 2023 Golden Artist Colors introduces the OPEN Slow-Drying Acrylic Mixing Set with twelve 22 ml tubes of paint and 30 ml OPEN Thinner. OPEN Acrylics provide a painting experience similar to oil paints without the need for solvents, as a slow-drying medium you can blend, glaze, subtract and generally work at a more relaxed pace than you can with traditional acrylic paints. OPEN Acrylics also stay wet on your palette, so there is less waste.

This set includes 22 ml each of: Benzimidazolone Yellow Light, Benzimidazolone Yellow Medium, Naphthol Red Light, Quinacridone Magenta, Phthalo Blue Red Shade, Phthalo Blue Green Shade, Phthalo Green Yellow Shade, Titan Buff, Raw Umber, Carbon Black, and Titanium White.

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OPEN Slow-Drying Acrylics Intro Set

The GOLDEN OPEN Slow-Drying Acrylics Intro Set includes a balanced selection of colors, providing an excellent starting point for artists looking to explore the working properties unique to each of our acrylic color lines.

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Heavy Body Acrylics Traditional Mixing Set

A selection of historically significant colors ideal for mixing the range of colors needed for figurative painting.

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Heavy Body 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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Heavy Body Acrylics Essentials Set

Six versatile, foundational colors capable of mixing a full range of hues, tints and shades.

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Heavy Body 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.

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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.

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High Flow Acrylics Airbrush Set

A selection of transparent colors excellent for smooth gradations, highlights, and control in building color intensity.

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High Flow Acrylics Drawing and Lettering Set

A selection of ink-like acrylic colors useful for drawing and lettering with pump markers, dip pens or brushes.

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High Flow 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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High Flow 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.

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SoFlat Matte Acrylics Zing Set - 6 Color!

Bright, surprising, high-chroma and intense – the colors of the Zing set will jump off your art. Six 2oz. jars: Bismuth Vanadate Yellow, Cadmium Orange, Naphthol Pink, Red Violet, Cobalt Teal and Yellow Green.

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SoFlat Matte Acrylic Pop Set - 6 Color!

Bold colors inspired by mid-century pop art and probably the best starting point and value for flat, matte painting. Six 2 oz. jars: Cadmium Primrose, Naphthol Red Light, Ultramarine Blue, Permanent Green, Black and Titanium White.

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Label / Color chart Iconography - symbol guide

Explanations and definitions for the lightfastness and opacity symbols.
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Strong and Weak Colors

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Choosing Brushes for Use with OPEN Acrylics

The brush you choose can play a critical role in realizing the greatest potential of these revolutionary paints.
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Lightfastness Testing at Golden Artist Colors

Description of the steps we take, and ways we have sought to improve and make lightfastness testing more robust.
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Pigment Concentration and its Role in Color

Explore the surprising answer to the question of why pigment change color when used in different systems.
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The Subtleties of Color

Artists thrive on subtleties that can make all the difference, the search for colors that meet their needs is endless.
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Tools for Texture

Artists have used feathers, bone, hair, twine, plants, metals... Every tool is designed to achieve a desired result.
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Cool to Warm Listing for GOLDEN Heavy Body Acrylics

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Color Mixing Modern - Acrylics

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The Value of Painting with Neutral Grays

Grays can be used to desaturate colors and can also be used to create a grisaille as an underpainting.
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Color Mixing Guide

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Color Wheel

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Mixing Certain Colors

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Color Mixing with 8 Curated Acrylic Colors

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Clean Color Mixing

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Drawing with High Flow Acrylics

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