Liquitex

Since developing the first waterbased artist acrylic products in 1955, Liquitex has always been concerned with the needs of the professional artist. All Liquitex products are formulated by a unique team of chemists and artists — chemists with a wide array of skills in resin technologies, and artists who help the company stay focused on the working properties. This combination allows Liquitex to create the most versatile ranges of intense, highly loaded, permanent colors possible.
  • Liquitex : Liquitex Heavy Body Muted Collection 59ml
    Liquitex Heavy Body Muted Collection 59ml
    This is the first time Liquitex has introduced a color collection! These unique tones have been inspired by current trends. Each color has a muted, subtle character and together are a tonal palette.
    Grey, Pink, Turquoise, Green and Violet: get to grips with perfect color matching and intermixability. Our Ink, Soft Body and Heavy Body work seamlessly together. We get technical so you can get creative.
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  • Liquitex : Liquitex Heavy Body 946ml
    Liquitex Heavy Body 946ml
    Liquitex, the prestigious brand of professional artists' acrylic colors, with high pigment content, are the inventors of artists' acrylics.
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  • Liquitex : Liquitex Heavy Body 473ml
    Liquitex Heavy Body 473ml
    Liquitex, the prestigious brand of professional artists' acrylic colors, with high pigment content, are the inventors of artists' acrylics.
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  • Liquitex : Liquitex Heavy Body 207ml
    Liquitex Heavy Body 207ml
    Liquitex, the prestigious brand of professional artists' acrylic colors, with high pigment content, are the inventors of artists' acrylics.
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  • Liquitex : Liquitex Heavy Body 138ml
    Liquitex Heavy Body 138ml
    Liquitex, the prestigious brand of professional artists' acrylic colors, with high pigment content, are the inventors of artists' acrylics.
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  • Liquitex : Liquitex Heavy Body 59ml
    Liquitex Heavy Body 59ml
    Liquitex, the prestigious brand of professional artists' acrylic colors, with high pigment content, are the inventors of artists' acrylics.
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  • Liquitex : Liquitex Professional Spray Paint
    Liquitex Professional Spray Paint
    Providing vibrancy, permanence and performance, Liquitex Professional Spray Paint delivers high coverage and opacity. The line's extensive color spectrum includes transparents, iridescents and fluorescents. Fifty of the colors are matched to core Liquitex Heavy Body and Soft Body colors with additional hues added for a comprehensive offering. Black and white have been added to selected colors to create a complete tonal spectrum. Using innovative water-based technology, this spray paint is low-odor and does not carry the skin or eye irritant warnings associated with other spray paints. It cleans up with water when wet and is permanent when dry. The paint is versatile enough for use on almost any substrate, including canvas, wood, masonry and glass. It is fully intermixable with other Liquitex ranges. Available in 400ml cans
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  • Liquitex : Liquitex Light Modeling Paste
    Liquitex Light Modeling Paste
    This lightweight, airy, flexible, thick, sculptural gel is specifically formulated to be used in applications where weight is a factor. Used alone, it will dry to a matte opaque white that can readily accept staining if desired. It will not exhibit "mud cracking." It is often used with texture gels.
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  • Liquitex : Liquitex Matte Super Heavy Gel Medium
    Liquitex Matte Super Heavy Gel Medium
    Extra heavy body consistency. Thickens acrylic color while retaining high peaks, crisp brush and knife strokes. Reduces color sheen and extends paint volume. Slows drying time and enhances blending. Permanent, non yellowing flexible and water resistant when dry.
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  • Liquitex : Liquitex Matte Gel Medium
    Liquitex Matte Gel Medium
    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.
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  • Liquitex : Liquitex Gloss Super Heavy Gel Medium
    Liquitex Gloss Super Heavy Gel Medium
    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.
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  • Liquitex : Liquitex Pouring Medium
    Liquitex Pouring Medium
    Designed to reduce crazing in poured applications, this fluid medium dries clear, glossy, and flexible. Mixed with soft body palette color, it is ideal for pouring puddles and acrylic sheets.
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  • Liquitex : Liquitex String Gel
    Liquitex String Gel
    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.
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  • Liquitex : Liquitex Texture Gel Natural Sand
    Liquitex Texture Gel Natural Sand
    This is a finely textured gel that dries to a surface similar to glossy beach sand. It can be mixed with colors to improve blending and impart the feel of oils, and is also a very effective ground for acrylic and oil paints, oil pastel and graphite.
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  • Liquitex : Liquitex Clear Gesso
    Liquitex Clear Gesso
    This Clear Gesso makes an excellent high-tooth, stable surface for most media. It dries clear to translucent, depending on thickness. Flexible and non-yellowing when dry. Mix Liquitex Clear Gesso with acrylic paint to create a colored gesso.
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  • Liquitex : Liquitex White Gesso
    Liquitex White Gesso
    A ready-mixed painting ground, Liquitex Gesso can be used with any kind of paint. It covers in one coat and remains brilliantly white, flexible, and non-cracking. Gesso provides the perfect "tooth" and adhesion to a wide variety of supports and surfaces such as canvas, paper, and wood. It can be thinned with water. Available in a wide variety of sizes.
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  • Liquitex : Liquitex Texture Gel Resin Sand
    Liquitex Texture Gel Resin Sand
    This is a thick, coarse, texture gel that contains aggregates of various sizes. It dries to a rough cement look and will retain it’s texture when mixed with paint. Also an excellent ground for acrylic and oil paint.
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  • Liquitex : Liquitex Texture Gel Ceramic Stucco
    Liquitex Texture Gel Ceramic Stucco
    This fine textured gel is thick and low luster, drying to a light gray matte finish. Use it to produce thick three-dimensional effects, as well as for thinly coating surfaces. It provides an excellent ground for acrylic and oil paint, oil pastel, oil bars, pastels, and graphite. Ceramic Stucco gel is somewhat susceptible to abrasion, so added protection can be provided by coating with Liquitex varnishes, applied carefully to avoid foaming and clouding. Works well with brush application.
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  • Liquitex : Liquitex Modelling Paste
    Liquitex Modelling Paste
    For 3-D forms. Can be textured when wet, and carved when dry. Use also for decorating picture frames.
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  • Liquitex : Liquitex Matte Varnish
    Liquitex Matte Varnish
    This medium viscosity varnish provides a satiny, non-glare, low-sheen final coat that intensifies dull colors without drastically reducing color depth. A 100% acrylic polymer varnish, Liquitex Matte Varnish is water-soluble when wet and can be thinned. Non-removable.
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  • Liquitex : Liquitex Matte Medium
    Liquitex Matte Medium
    Mix medium viscosity Matte Medium with acrylic colors for completely matte, dull and flat effects and a non-reflecting finish. When mixed with acrylic paint, it extends color, increases transparency, matte and film integrity, eases paint flow, and adds to the flexibility and adhesion of paint film. It is opaque when wet and translucent when dry. Use it as an extender, a fixative, or a ground. Mix with Gloss Medium for a semi-gloss or satin medium.
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  • Liquitex : Liquitex Gloss Varnish
    Liquitex Gloss Varnish
    This water-resistant varnish delivers permanent, highly-durable protection that is flexible and non-yellowing when dry. A 100% acrylic polymer varnish, Liquitex Gloss Varnish is water-soluble when wet and can be thinned. Non-removable.
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  • Liquitex : Liquitex Gloss Medium & Varnish
    Liquitex Gloss Medium & Varnish
    Liquitex Gloss Medium is also known as "Gloss Medium Varnish." Use it as a non-removable final picture varnish where a glossy protective coat is desired, or as a painting and glazing medium. It enhances the depth of color intensity, increases transparency and gloss, eases the flow of paint, and adds flexibility and adhesion to the paint film. Translucent when wet, and transparent when dry, this 100% acrylic polymer varnish is water-soluble when wet and can be thinned. Use it as an extender, a fixative, a ground, or a varnish.
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  • Liquitex : Liquitex Glazing Medium
    Liquitex Glazing Medium
    Creates brilliant, jewel-like glazes with acrylic colors. Excellent leveling and "brushability." Flexible, non-yellowing, and water-resistant when dry.
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