Matisse

Since 1964 Derivan has been committed to providing the arts community with the world's finest-quality artist acrylic colours and mediums. The founders of the company had a vision "to make available to artists worldwide a premium paint, whilst remaining environmentally and socially responsible". This was to be achieved while still maintaining the quality and personal touch that only a family company can provide. Derivan have succeeded in just that, and they have consequently grown from a tiny affair (operating out of stables in Sydney's inner city) to the multinational operation that it is today. With manufacturing sites spanning 3 continents, they have not lost sight of the fact that at the end of the day, they are here to provide the finest products that can be made, guided by the requirements of their customers. This is their promise to you, the artist, and is realised in the Matisse range of premium acrylics and mediums, all made to the highest standards to ensure not only the most brilliant and pure results, but a safety in the knowledge that your work will not crack, fade, or change over time in any way.
  • Matisse Mm28 Polymer Satin Varnish
    Matisse Mm28 Polymer Satin Varnish$31.60
    MM28 Polymer Satin Varnish is used as a final varnish over a dried, well-cured acrylic painting when a satin or very mid level sheen is required (and the use of MM29 Satin Varnish(turps-based) is not appropriate).Polymer water-based varnishes may appear to be slightly hazy whilst in solution. This is an optical effect produced by light refraction of acrylic particles suspended within the water-based medium. The effect disappears when the film is dry. As acrylics dry very rapidly, care should be taken to apply varnish pre-diluted with water. Polymer Varnish, applied in very thick layers on a hot day, could trap moisture,resulting in a cloudy film which would be very difficult to correct.
  • Matisse : Matisse Fluid Acrylics
    Matisse Fluid Acrylics$23.50-$88.70
    Matisse Fluid Acrylics, have a very smooth, runny but slightly dense viscosity. Being highly pigmented, the colours will appear dark and intense on initial application but can be spread easily with a brush or mixed with water to reveal the colour graduation. The intensity of the colour is what makes Matisse Fluid ideal for tinting. the consistency allows precise drop-by-drop addition to any of the Matisse range of acrylic paints and the precise ratio of tint to paint can be easily replicated. 135ml bottle
    35 items
  • Matisse : Liquid Pencil Set
    Liquid Pencil Set$43.30Out of Stock
    Liquid Pencil is an innovative new product that allows you to create authentic graphite pencil effects and pencil sketches using a liquid. This set contains all six graphite shades, each in both a permanent and "rewettable" formula. Each shade has a definite graphite colour, however, in addition to neutral grey there are coloured shades with distinct undertones such as blue, yellow, red, and sepia to allow a great range of options for artists.
  • Matisse : Liquid Pencil
    Liquid Pencil$23.40
    Liquid Pencil is a revolutionary new product that allows artists to create an authentic graphite finish from a liquid rather than a pencil.
  • Matisse : Matisse Dry Mediums
    Matisse Dry Mediums$9.40-$17.50
    Derivan has explored an extensive variety of minerals and man-made additives before finalising their selection of Matisse Dry Mediums. Many of them provide magnificent textural effects, never previously achievable. Others fulfill a more specific function.
    17 items
  • Matisse : Matisse 75ml
    Matisse 75ml$17.20-$66.80
    Matisse Structure Formula is a rich impasto acrylic paint that is the preferred choice of professional artists. The intense, vibrant colours of the Structure Formula paints cover the full colour spectrum, including several uniquely Australian colours. Each colour is fully compatible with the range of Matisse Mediums working together to create a highly versatile painting system for all artists.
    95 items
  • Matisse : Matisse 250ml
    Matisse 250ml$35.70-$92.60
    Matisse Structure Formaula is a rich impasto acrylic paint that is the preferred choice of professional artists. The intense, vibrant colours of the Structure Formula paints cover the full colour spectrum, including several uniquely Australian colours. Each colour is fully compatible with the range of Matisse Mediums working together to create a highly versatile painting system for all artists.
    34 items
  • Matisse : Matisse 500ml
    Matisse 500ml$61.40
    Matisse Structure Formaula is a rich impasto acrylic paint that is the preferred choice of professional artists. The intense, vibrant colours of the Structure Formula paints cover the full colour spectrum, including several uniquely Australian colours. Each colour is fully compatible with the range of Matisse Mediums working together to create a highly versatile painting system for all artists.
    2 items
  • Matisse 1Litre
    Matisse 1Litre$109.70
    Matisse Structure Formaula is a rich impasto acrylic paint that is the preferred choice of professional artists. The intense, vibrant colours of the Structure Formula paints cover the full colour spectrum, including several uniquely Australian colours. Each colour is fully compatible with the range of Matisse Mediums working together to create a highly versatile painting system for all artists.
    2 items
  • Matisse : Derivan Matisse 250ml Cracking Medium
    Derivan Matisse 250ml Cracking Medium$35.80
    A water-based cracking medium. Apply over a base coat and under a contrasting colour of water-based paint.
  • Matisse : Matisse Mm1 250ml Retarder
    Matisse Mm1 250ml Retarder$29.70
  • Matisse : Matisse Mm13 250ml Fabric Fixative
    Matisse Mm13 250ml Fabric Fixative$31.70
  • Matisse Mm22 1 Litre Print Paste
    Matisse Mm22 1 Litre Print Paste$81.00
    This product available on 'Special Order, only.
  • Matisse Mm27 Low Viscosity Gesso 500ml
    Matisse Mm27 Low Viscosity Gesso 500ml$37.20
  • Matisse : Matisse Mm3 250ml Tension Breaker
    Matisse Mm3 250ml Tension Breaker$29.70
  • Matisse : Matisse Background Colour 250ml
    Matisse Background Colour 250ml$26.50
    A highly pigmented "low tooth" gesso.
    Build your art on a strong foundation. Matisse Background Colours are all-purpose pure acrylic that can be applied to almost any surface.
    34 items
  • Matisse : Matisse White Gesso Mm10
    Matisse White Gesso Mm10$37.20-$203.50
    For professional artists, this gesso is lead-free, quick drying, brilliant white and non-toxic. Suitable for a variety of surfaces including canvas, plaster, concrete (murals), hardwood, Masonite (hardboard), plywood and paper boards. It can be thinned with water.
    3 items
  • Matisse : Matisse Satin Varnish Mm11
    Matisse Satin Varnish Mm11$48.80-$182.702 items
  • Matisse : Matisse Mm12 Clear Sealer
    Matisse Mm12 Clear Sealer$29.70-$91.20
    For use on wood, glass, ceramics and new metal. Will act as a sealer to stop sap and tannins leaching from timber. Apply colours directly over the top.
    2 items
  • Matisse : Matisse Mm19 Poly-U-Gloss Varnish
    Matisse Mm19 Poly-U-Gloss Varnish$48.80-$182.702 items
  • Matisse : Matisse Mm2 Impasto
    Matisse Mm2 Impasto$29.70-$91.202 items
  • Matisse : Matisse Mm16 Marbling Gel
    Matisse Mm16 Marbling Gel$29.70-$91.202 items
  • Matisse : Matisse Mm20 Patina (water-based)
    Matisse Mm20 Patina (water-based)$29.80-$91.202 items
  • Matisse : Matisse Mm25 Black Gesso
    Matisse Mm25 Black Gesso$37.20-$169.953 items

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