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Liquitex Acrylic Mediums are made from 100% acrylic polymer emulsion, and form durable films when dry. They have excellent flexibility and resistance to chemicals, water, abrasion and ultraviolet radiation. When added to acrylic paint, they alter the paint handling characteristics, appearance or volume to produce an infinite variety of effects. Gel mediums are ideal for extending a heavy body paint, to create impasto, relief, or sculptural effects.
Gel Medium, Gloss
A high viscosity medium, it dries to a crystal clear gloss finish for sparkling, transparent impastos and textured glazes. Translucent when wet, it is transparent to translucent when dry depending on the thickness of the application. An ideal paint extender, it increases the brilliance and transparency of color without changing paint thickness, resulting in paint similar in color depth to oil paint. Use it as an extender, a ground, or as the binder for powdered pigments to make an inexpensive "student grade" high viscosity thick gloss paint.
Gel Medium, Gloss Heavy
A heavy-bodied medium of great density and extra high viscosity, Heavy Gel dries to a translucent gloss finish. It increases body, density and viscosity, attaining the consistency of oil paint with brush or palette knife marks. Extending paint while increasing brilliance and transparency, it keeps paint workable longer than other gel mediums. Use it as an extender, a ground, or a binder for powdered pigments to make an inexpensive "student grade" extra-heavy viscosity thick gloss paint.
Gel Medium, Matte
A high viscosity medium, Matte Gel displays the same qualities as the Gel Medium, except that it dries to a satin, matte finish, and has greater adhesive abilities. Use it as an extender, as a ground, for impasto effects, or as a binder for powered pigments to make an inexpensive "student grade" high viscosity thick matte paint.
Gel Medium, Super Heavy Gloss
A superior adhesive for collage and mixed media projects, or create sculptural effects and high-peak consistency. Dries clear to translucent depending upon thickness, with very low shrinkage. Flexible, non-yellowing, and water-resistant when dry.
This archival gel additive boasts a unique polymer formula that thickens acrylic paints and mediums without adding transparency. Used in small amounts, it produces handling characteristics very close to that of oil or encaustic paint. At higher concentrations, it can thicken paint or mediums to a "cake-like," sculptural consistency. It dries to a matte sheen in anywhere from 24 hours to 7 days, depending on the amount used.
Enhances depth of color, while increasing transparency and flow. Dries glossy and transparent with a honey-like consistency. It is also permanent, non-yellowing, flexible, and water-resistant.
Ultra Matte Gel
Use ultra Matte Gel to extend paint up to double amounts without changing color position. Dries to a matte finish, maintaining color opacity.
Shipping Note — Due to manufacturer distribution restrictions, Liquitex products cannot be shipped to addresses outside of North America.
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from Colorful Colorado
Comments about Liquitex Gel Mediums:
So versatile, it lends itself to so many applications, I'm still discovering new ways to use this product.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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I use it to transfer text to wood. It does a great job! it dries clear and leaves no residue. I would recommend it to any crafties out there like me.:)
All purpose product
Gel medium is great for gluing, thinning paint to glazes, and as a protective coating to protect layers in multi media pieces. Great stuff.
Love this matte medium
from Murrieta, CA
One of my favorite matte mediums. I use it almost daily. I can count on it to be smooth and spreadable with both palette knives and brushes. Quality product at a reasonable price.
Liquitex Super Heavy Gloss Gel
By Acrylic Painter
from Guelph Ontario
This product, when mixed with acrylic paint, allows the artist to work with thick and transparent material. If used properly, Liquitex Gel medium could add a glossy finish to your work and let you control the gradation and saturation of the paint just like when you are working with water colour.
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this did work great on the photo transfer to canvas. you do need to experiment to see how much or little to use. let it dry at least overnight, then lightly rub off the paper. wow
Great product best service
from Columbia SC
Mixed media art project for my fifth grade students.
from Chicago, IL
I use this to either transfer photos to a variety of substrates, and to prepare mixed media paper for collage work. A little goes a long way, and it has a very long shelf life. Great product!
Liqutex Gel Medium
from Fergus Falls, Mn.
I use the gel by adding it to my acrylic paints, either to add volume or to help painting time.
Outstanding Product, delivered ahead of time, Will repeat.
By Ain't Seen Nuthin Yet.
from Wichita, Kansas
The product must have been just made because I have bought this product out of store, and it was more firm, however this product that Blick Supplies delivered was the best I've ever used.By the way the photo that is attached is a painting given to Tennis Champion Serena Williams. Thank you,Anthony E. DozierArtiste
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The Serve of Serena
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