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Lefranc & Bourgeois extra-fine vinyl-based paint dries evenly with intense coverage to a uniform, velvety matte, opaque finish.
Highly pigmented, Flashe may be diluted with water to create a range of results, from highly opaque to a transparent watercolor effect.
Use Flashe Vinyl Paint indoors or out on canvas, paper, or walls, with brushes, paint guns, or sponges. The supple film offers good adherence and resistance to weather — ideal for fresco and wall painting, faux finishes, theater decorations, and more.
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.
® Lefranc & Bourgeois is a registered trademark. ® Flashe is a registered trademark.
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Dries in a Flashe
By Paper trail
from Chicago, IL.
Comments about Lefranc & Bourgeois Flashe Vinyl Paint:
Works a differently than acrylic paint and dries flat (depends on your look). I like that it dries fast and has that flat look. Can use polymers with it. Like the color range and I like to mix my own colors, nice shades.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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Favorite Brand - A Canadian Review
from Edmonton AB
Fellow Canadians - this stuff is fantastic. I am going to shed light on the costs though. On top of the American/Canadian exchange rate, high international shipping costs, this stuff is made in France so there are going to be duty charges and GST costs to cover for this paint when it arrives at your door. In the end the cost for us Canucks is pretty much double when all is said and done. Knowing that - I love this stuff. If you don't want to fall in love and pay the piper on this - run away and don't look back. Once you start it's a gateway to a whole new realm of paint desire. The colors are stunning. The fluorescent colors are perfection - I especially love the Bengal Red and Grenadine...really unique vibrant colors. I find the black to be very matte - almost a graphite flat black. Fluorescent white is not very opaque but works well to lighten colors and maintain translucent tones.
from Buffalo new york
You can go thin as there is a high pigment content. Colors are beautiful.The jars are wide and easy to use. They could be a bit More re-Sealable-Easy clean up.I love Flashe
from Port St Lucie FL
This paint has so much pigment that you can add any acrylic material or water to it and the color stays strong. So many ways to use it! I just love it.
Images shared by Skipper
6x6 ft painting on canvas. all with Flashe
Tags: Made with Product
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
By Violet Painter
I love these flashe paints, the colors are beautiful, the consistency very nice. They do tend to be messy, hard to keep from getting all over the lid edges, hard to open sometimes, can dry out a little, but worth all the inconveniences. I have applied acrylics on top of the flashe, and oil stick, great results.
Best water base paint
Easy excess.workable with any medium. Pigment is very vivid too.
Images shared by Jeromeo
Middle Eastern delight
LOVE 100% Lefranc & Bourgeois Flash
from New Zealand
I adore the Matt Finnish with no gloss interference flash is easy to work BUT I am yet to find a Matt varnish to protect the surface that is the same finish as it can mark easily and is therefore difficult to clean.Even with this detail I still love flash, I paint on canvas and paper.
(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)
super matte black
from Onekama Michigan
I am making big bold paintings on 20 oz canvas, unstretched. They look like gouache.velvety super matte finish. great paints.....don't let the vinyl description fool you, they don't look anything like vinyl.super tough.I'M HOOKED.
Images shared by Jamey
Tags: Made with Product, Barnard, Water Clean Up, Bright, Matte, Flashe
The Brightest Rug
Tags: Vinyl, Made with Product, Barnard, Flashe, Loose, Oliver Art Center, Bright
not as opaque or intense of coverage as advertised
from New Orleans
I am looking for a painting product with a matt finish that is more permanent [water resistant] than gouache. At this point, Flashe paint doesn't seem to fit the bill.
Merchant response: We're sorry that this paint tuned out not to meet your needs. Our Product Specialists are happy to discuss alternatives that might better suit you. Our Product Information Team can be reached at 1-800-933-2542 (8am-5:30pm CST M-F) or firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to hearing from you!
from Lititz, Pa
The colors are brilliant and stay so once dry. I really am enjoying these paints.
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