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Blick Premium Grade Tempera is Blick's top-of-the-line tempera paint. It's thicker, with a consistent viscosity that stirs easily, then "bodies up" to its original viscosity. It flows more easily than Blick's Student Grade tempera, yet is still sag-free and drip-free when applied to paper. It contains a high concentration of high-quality pigments, has high color strength, is lightfast, and it won't flake, chip, or crack.
It washes up with soap and water and is freeze-thaw stable. Choose from a variety of brilliant, blendable colors, including six fluorescent shades. For basic color-mixing, we recommend that you use Turquoise, Magenta, and Yellow.
Lockable pump lids for gallons and half-gallons are sold separately.
This product is made in the USA.
4-Color Pump Kits
Our 4-color Primary Set contains one gallon each of Red, Yellow, Blue, and White. The Secondary Set contains one gallon each of Green, Orange, Brown and Black. Four lockable pump lids and 100 Stancups are included with each set.
6-Color Pump Kits
Our 6-color kits are available with gallons or ½ gallons, and contain one of each color: Red, Yellow, Blue, Green, Black, and White. Six lockable pump lids and 100 Stancups are included with each set.
Lockable Pump Lids
These pump lids have an improved locking mechanism that keeps paint inside the containers, and keeps the containers clean.
Pack of Pints/ 6 Basic Colors
Red, Yellow, Blue, Green, Black, and White.
Pack of Pints/ 6 Fluorescent Colors
Fluorescent Blue, Fluorescent Green, Fluorescent Pink, Fluorescent Red, Fluorescent Yellow, and Fluorescent Yellow-Orange.
Set of 6 Jars
A set of 6 basic colors in ¾ oz (22 ml) jars: Red, Yellow, Blue, Green, Black, and White.
Storage tip — All tempera paints contain organic compounds that make them safe to use, even if ingested, but this also means they eventually will spoil. To prevent spoilage, Blick recommends that you close the lid tightly after use and avoid returning unused liquid tempera to its original container after exposure to air. Always store tempera paints in their original containers, in a cool, dry place.
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By Art Lit Mom
from Portland, OR
Comments about Blick Premium Grade Tempera:
Thick & consistent color. Turquoise was a little darker than expected but easily fixed with white & a little green.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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By Art Teacher Steph
from Lakeland, TN
I love the vibrant colors. Negatives are that I've had issues with clumping and molding, as well as the pumps clogging.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
Such lovely colors!
from Portland, OR.
Love using this for special projects. It paints easily and cleans up well.
from Goodyear AZ
I order every summer the solids and fluorescents as they work so well on all types of medium for my art camps. Dry quickly, vibrant colors and good value. I cannot get a comparable product at my local box store.
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Excellent Paint for the Elementary ART STUDIO
By missmaryolson...... all one word
from Santa Fe, New Mexico
I paint with 400 children with this paint each school year. It holds well in small containers, color mixes pretty well. MAJOR weakness: THE VIOLET... it is always thin and the chemistry seems different. The violet is not transparent.
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gray scale study in student sketch books!
from Santa Rosa Middle School
Great Products, Prices & Customer service
I would buy this product again
By Mrs D
from Cissna Park, IL
Great for easy clean up with the elementary students.
Easy to use Website, Fast delivery!!
from Asheville, NC
Art supplies for classroom
I order this product to teach my high school art students introduction to color theory and painting. Blick's Premium Tempera has excellent pigment quality, opacity, mixes fabulously, and is an excellent price for the quality of the product. For color theory I use turquoise, yellow, and magenta. I have also purchased black, white, orange, green, and violet and the pigments are fantastic for these colors as well. Unlike some other economy brands, the white is especially opaque and has a really nice consistency.
The best in true color tempera
By Ruth the cheer coach
from Poteet, TX.
I appreciate Blick Premium Grade Tempera paint for its true colors. Most tempera paints from other brands turn blue or green.
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