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Golden Retarder is an additive for slowing the drying (open) time of acrylic paints and mediums. It's useful for "wet-in-wet" techniques and for reducing skinning on the palette.
Note — Do not add excess Retarder, or the paint will not dry.
An additive for slowing the drying (open) time of acrylic paints and mediums. It's useful for "wet-in-wet" techniques and for reducing skinning on the palette.
Pricing Note — Items with the Blick Best Price icon () on this page are not eligible for additional discounts due to pricing restrictions set by the manufacturer.
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® Golden is a registered trademark of Golden Artist Colors.
Golden Acrylic Mediums have a new look, but their reliable quality remains unchanged. Most products just have new labels, but you will notice a few items also have updated names. Please note that during this transition in stock, you may receive product with new and/or old packaging. Rest assured, they both contain the same outstanding formulations you've come to know and trust.
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Keeps paint from drying too quickly when using spray guns
By 7day painter
from Ventura, CA
Comments about Golden Acrylic Retarder:
I use retarder in my paints whenever I need a spray application. It only takes a small amount to see results and it works.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
from Coral Springs, FL
It works great. Allows you to work blending better.
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
from Oshkosh, WI
I haven't done a lot of acrylic painting but this product seems to work just as it claims. It's easy to use.
(1 of 5 customers found this review helpful)
a great product, excellentservice and quick delivery.
from Indio California
how to use the product
Very good products
By Kiki the artist
from Key West, FL
This retarder is fantastic to paint with acrylic, it is almost like painting with oil!
(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
By Artist Priti
from Boston, MA
Mix the retarder with paint when you setup your palette. Keeps the paint "wet" for a very long time.
Images shared by Artist Priti
Still Life with Pomegranate
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(8 of 9 customers found this review helpful)
By Spiff the Spaceman
from Albuquerque, NM
This stuff turns art store paints into a fine "shootable" acrylic, using any hobby airbrush. Great stuff.
(3 of 26 customers found this review helpful)
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from Hampton, Virginia
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