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Chromacyl's Acrylic Essentials were developed for the middle school teacher. They have good solubility, intense color, and rich consistency for painting, printing, sculpture.
Set of 12
Contains 12 colors in 200 ml (6.8 oz) tubes or pint (16 oz) bottles, including one each of Black, Brown, Cool Blue, Cool Red, Cool Yellow, Green, Orange, Purple, Warm Blue, Warm Red, Warm Yellow, and White.
Set of 6 Primary Colors
Contains 6 colors in pint (16 oz) or half gallon (64 oz) bottles, including one each of Black, Cool Blue, Cool Yellow, Green, Warm Red, and White.
Set of 6 Secondary Colors
Contains 6 colors in pint (16 oz) or half gallon (64 oz) bottles, including one each of Brown, Cool Red, Orange, Purple, Warm Blue, and Warm Yellow.
Starter Pack of 96, 20 ml Tubes
This starter pack contains 12, 20 ml (0.68 oz) tubes each of Black, Cool Blue, Cool Red, Cool Yellow, White, Warm Blue, Warm Red, and Warm Yellow for a total of 96 tubes.
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.
Half Gallon Bottle
Half Gallon Bottle
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We love this product
from Minneapolis MN
Comments about Chromacryl Acrylic Essentials:
We offer public painting classes and love this acrylic. Great consistency, blending and fast drying time.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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My go-to paint for students
By Ms K
from Green Bay, WI
This paint works great for teaching acrylic painting to school-age students. It has a heavy enough body to create textures, mixes well, and is versatile- we use it for painting on canvas, boards, found objects, and for printmaking. I order this stuff every year because it works so well.
Nicer thick paint
from Milford, NH
Nice coverage and opaqueness
Good paint/ Bad packaging
from New Orleans, La.
I ordered this paint several months ago for my middle school art students through a grant that I received. I really like the quality of the paint but the bottles are falling apart. Three of them have completely split down the sides and I've had to tape them with Gorilla Glue to keep the paint from squirting out. The caps have broken off the tops of two of the bottles. I wont' be buying this paint again because of the poor quality of the containers.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
Merchant response: We apologize for the issues you had with the bottles, and we're happy to help you with this. One of our Customer Care Agents will be in touch via email to offer further assistance.
Good Product, but check your order
from Seattle, WA
This is a great product but I just wish that they would check the dates on the bottle before they ship them out. The order I received last week had bottles with a manufactured date of March 2015. That means that the paint is 2 years old already. I just wish they did better inventory control and rotated out their stock properly. I have had to send paint back because it was too old and clumpy. Although there have been a few issues, Blick Art has been awesome and speedy getting me replacement paint. Just an FYI, open a few bottles as soon as you get the order to check the quality, also double check the date on the bottle if there are any issues.
Excellent paints and great service
from Highlands Ranch, CO
I order these acrylic paints for elementary school kids to use to paint the set for our school musical. They mix well and dry fast. The colors are vibrant. I am always pleased with the quality.
Ready to paint!
By Vicki the ART teacher
from Goliad, Texas
My middle school and high school students are enjoying the pump in the 1/2 gallon paints. I am enjoying less mess!
By K of PNI
I bought this paint to use for paint nights and for kids' classes. The paint is so thick it takes forever to dry! Definitely not ideal if you only have 2 hours to finish a 16x20. I always bring hairdryers but this is not ideal for a whole group of people who need to dry their paintings. For instance, I painted a purple background today for a party. I watched football and came back 7 hours later to do the foreground. The foreground is white and the purple is blending with it!! It's been 7 hours! What is happening? It says fast drying right on the bottle but it is everything but. I have the 16 ounce bottles and the half gallons and am really regretting my purchase. :-( I'm trying to figure out how to do parties without massive bleeding into colors...
Images shared by K of PNI
Paint bleeds into next coat after drying 7 hrs!!
Tags: Picture of Product, Using Product, Made with Product
Merchant response: We apologize for the issues you're having with these paints, and we're happy to help you with this. Please look for an email from one of our Customer Care Agents who will be in touch to assist you.
from Uniontown, Ohio
I use these paints for class that I teach in nursing homes. They are an OK quality. Some colors such as orange and purple do not cover well at all. One of my purples arrived with a chunky texture which is not usable. I will continue to search for an inexpensive but decent quality acrylic paint.
Fair for the price
from Lost Bridge, AR
Good for the price but coverage and pigment is week. Also color mixing is not the great when it comes to creating greens.
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