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Golden Interference and Iridescent Heavy Body Acrylics add an exciting range of options to your creative repertoire. Used alone, or mixed with other acrylic paints, they enable you to achieve color effects that are truly spectacular.
Interference colors "flip" between a bright opalescent and its complement, depending on the angle of the viewer. Relatively transparent, they allow artists the ability to glaze with unique effects. Add gels for impasto texture or thin with mediums. Try adding a very small amount of black to produce deeper, richer, opalescent effects.
Iridescent colors synthetically reproduce natural phenomena, such as the nacreous quality of fish scales and butterfly wings, or the pearlescent effects of certain metals and minerals. When mixed traditional colors and mediums, they impart a luminous quality. "Coarse" colors employ a larger reflective particle size in comparison to "Fine" colors.
Special Iridescent Acrylics
Mica Flakes, Coarse Alumina and Micaceous Iron Oxide: These special iridescent colors to add a sparkly touch or a distinct texture! These extraordinary colors are created by mixing assorted mica partials with gel medium. The Micaceous Iron Oxide, with its rich simmer color and gritty surface, makes a glorious ground for pastels. Palette knife application is recommended.
Color Chart Note — Use this color chart as an approximation of the real color. If exact color matching is necessary, use actual samples of the materials.
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from Minneapolis, MN
Comments about Golden Interference and Iridescent Heavy Body Acrylics:
The color and texture of the paint is superb. Absolutely beautiful and vibrant metallic colors.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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Interference gold, green, red and blue
from San Diego
I used the gold to paint the wings on dragonflies, the blue for butterflies and the green for forrest trees......lovely movement and light play
I've always used golden acrylics and the quality is good
Iridescents brighten things up
from St. Augustine
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Great with Polymer clay!
from Southern CA
This paint is great for using as an inclusion in transparent polymer clay. It give a great looking golden vein. It makes a great layer in moku-megani clay work. It is lovely when used in a stack of alternating metallic golden paint colors and transparent clay cut with a ripple blade.
from Bakersfield ca
I use it in my acrylic paintings as an accent and detail
it is the best paint I have ever painted with!
from den haag
you can thin the paint very much and it keeps its color. i always use this paint in layers, and that is really stunning
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the work with this paint
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Added dimension to your paintings
By Gray Cat
from Vestal, NY
This paint really is top quality- great viscosity and colors are rich and saturated.
best there is
from fort mccoy. fl
best paint I have ever used,, been using 30 yers this brand
By Andy the artist
from Atlanta, GA
I use these paints often.
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