Solucryl is the definitive educational paint. Priced to fit neatly into any budget, this economical palette of 20 colors is designed for use by anyone from
Solucryl behaves like a poster paint, gouache, and watercolor, but with the color punch and versatility of an acrylic.
You can use it right out of the jar, mix it on palettes, or pour it into plastic cups and allow it to dry for use as a tempera block. Solucryl used as a block will instantly moisten with water over and over again.
You can add Solucryl Resoluble Medium to extend colors and aid in mixing, or you can use Solucryl Permanent Medium to make the color permanent.
Solucryl dries matte and
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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.
Solucryl in the Classroom
From kindergarten through university, from splash painting to airbrush art, Solucryl has a place in countless facets of art education.
Solucryl colors are brilliant and strong. Ideal for color theory, the primary color group mixes beautifully to create clean secondary and tertiary colors.
The paint is pourable and mixes easily with a brush. For younger students (and less mess) Solucryl can be
The pigments used in Solucryl will stain clothing, so children should wear smocks while painting. The paint will wash off skin with soap and water.
Solucryl has an excellent shelf life and colors will not separate or
Solucryl can be painted or sprayed onto a multitude of surfaces. It is most at home on paper or canvas but can also be applied to other porous surfaces such as wood, cardboard, and
As with all waterbased paints, it will not adhere well to oily or greasy surfaces.
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