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Golden Wetting Agent is a concentrated additive for reducing the surface tension of water. Add Wetting Agent (formerly Acrylic Flow Release) to water to improve the absorption of acrylic colors into porous surfaces and achieve rich stains on surfaces such as watercolor paper and unprimed canvas.
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No warning flow release
Comments about Golden Acrylic Flow Release:
I became unhappy with Acrylic Flow Release when I received it and read all the warnings on the label. It's highly toxic and poisonous to get on your hands. What? I get everything on my hands. It also requires careful measuring and must be added to water. If I'd known either from the description on the web site, I would not have purchased it. When I called to ask why the warning and need to measure and mix was not in the description A nice lady explained that I had to click on a tiny icon near the price. What? I didn't know that and frankly, with something this toxic, I would expect a warning somewhere. Now I need to get rid of it during one of those neighborhood toxic waste days (I didn't feel the cost of mailing it back worth the refund.)
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
Merchant response: Thank you for taking the time to share your comments with us. The "X" warning symbol on the labels of some Golden products indicates special health and disposal considerations. For the convenience of our customers, we do offer the Safety Data Sheets for paints, mediums, and many other materials. These can be accessed by clicking on the document icon to the right of the quantity box and price on the product page. We encourage all of our customers to read SDS information and product labels to determine suitability of their product for their unique situation. If you have further questions about information you see on the SDS, or on the safe handling of art materials, please know that our Product Information Team is here to help. Just call 1-800-933-2542 (8am-5:30pm CST M-F) or email email@example.com.
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alternative to oxgall
By lost her marbles
I read on another marbler's blog that this can be used as a replacement to oxgall as a dispersant agent for acrylic paints used in paper marbling. It does a great job, it's easy to use (the bottle nozzle tip allows the dispersant to be added very sparingly) and has no foul odor. I am delighted to give up oxgall.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
Blick and Golden put the snap in my day.
from Point, Texas
Allows my acrylic Heavy Body paint to adhear to my canvas. All the while increasing my working time with the paint.
(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
I'm impressed so far
from New City, NY
I thought I'd try it because as someone who prefers to work with watercolor and gouache, and I was frustrated with how heavy body acrylics are not as fluid. I put a few drops in my water and it made the flow much nicer. A little goes a long way and I'm not disappointed.
(2 of 6 customers found this review helpful)
Better than I though it could be.
from New Jersey
I find it to be a big part of every thing I do now.
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