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Molding Pastes, also called Modeling Pastes, can be used to add textured relief to a painting. Create thick impasto layers, Mix them with other products, such as Golden Acrylic colors. Molding Pastes are water-based, formulated with 100% acrylic polymer emulsions. Non-toxic.
Coarse Molding Paste
For building surfaces or as a ground for drawing media. Crystalline appearance.
Extra Heavy Gel / Molding Paste
A blend of heavy gel and molding paste, dries to a satin, semi-opaque finish. Blends well with colors. Excellent for increasing viscosity and building surfaces.
Create rough, flexible, paper-like surfaces on canvas or board. Use as a ground or a texture.
Hard Molding Paste
Provides the hardest, opaque, matte finish. Useful for creating tough, durable finishes for smooth or textured surfaces. Can be carved with hand or powered tools when dry.
Light Molding Paste
Dramatically reduces the weight traditional molding paste would add, while increasing flexibility. Holds peaks, and dries to an opaque, matte finish, making it a wonderful additive to acrylic paint. Makes an excellent ground for watercolor-like techniques.
Dries to a hard and durable, yet flexible, semi-gloss opaque film. Its consistency is similar to that of Golden Gels, but is slightly more rigid because of its higher density. Golden's Molding Paste holds stiff peaks to create highly textured surfaces.
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Golden Molding Paste Stands the Test of Time
By Patricia Lintner
from Staples MN
Comments about Golden Molding Paste Mediums:
I use the Golden Molding Paste for excellent texture and its' hold for my paintings. It is also very easy to spread and manipulate. Just what I look for in a molding paste. DB has the best prices I can ever find. Thank you Dick Blick!
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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I love my Golden Molding Paste
I really love the way this molding paste gives me just the right texture I am looking for. I do a lot of mixed media and this is perfect!
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
Very nice to work with!
from Cottonwood, AZ
Have used in making book covers, very nice, light weight, good dry time and easy clean-up! Will be definitely getting mor of this Light Molding Paste!
(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
from fort mccoy. fl
I have used it to fix my house and put up cabinets.. amazing stuff
Golden past mediums are truly golden
from mt. olive illinois
I thought this medium works the best when using watercolor with it, not only does it give amazing texture to a page but when you allow it to cure overnight and then use it with paint it really brings out the vibrancy pigment in the paints, especially used in conjunction with watercolor, and for the amount and price you should have it for a year, or more.. I spreads nice I recommend it
Golden Paste Molding Mediums on a Mural on an External Brick Wall
By Joyce the Muralist
from San Jose, CA
I was hired to paint a mural on an exterior brick wall. The mortar between the bricks had large holes. I used regular construction grade exterior putty to fill the big holes. This type of putty is extremely heavy. I painted the area with a white acrylic primer and then added the Golden Molding Paste Mediums between the bricks to make the gaps less severe or to smooth out the wall. The mural is approximately 13 feet square and I used 2 gallons of the product to fill in the gaps. The lighter weight of the Golden Molding Mediums was perfect. I blended the Light Molding Paste and Molding Paste to reduce to weigh and to create a great substrate for my mural. Thanks.
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Another home run from Golden paints
By Chris Brooklyn Dreamland
from Brooklyn NY
I have been painting with acrylics for over 30 years. I have recently begun using acrylic mediums in my work. The Golden Molding paste mediums are great for adding texture. The Extra-Heavy Gel Molding paste is fantastic. The Light Molding paste adds a bit more granularity and is much more matte.
Molding Paste on a mural
I am painting a mural in San Jose, CA with lots of texture. I did not want the heaviness of the extra heavy molding paste, so I mixed one gallon of extra heavy molding paste with one gallon of light molding paste together. The consistency was just perfect. I covered the molding paste with tinted gesso which adhered very well.
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Light Molding Paste - Good Stuff
By RJR Custom Designs
from Meridian, MS
Works really well, I like using it to create texture and layers. Price is a little high but that goes for anywhere you buy it. Otherwise, good stuff!
Molding new heights to creation.
By Nellie Belle
I throughly enjoy the many uses for this product.
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