Mediums, Solvents, Varnishes & Grounds: Acrylic

  • Sargent Art Acrylic Pearlescent Mixing Medium 16oz NZD $24.10
    Can be used to produce pearlescent paint effects. Mix one part of acrylic colour paint with approximately ten parts of Pearlescent Mixing Medium and mix thoroughly. Using too much paint will reduce the pearlescent effect. Made in the USA.... more »
  • Sargent Art Acrylic Matte Medium 16oz NZD $15.95
    Dries to a permanent, matte finish. Water reducible, non yellowing. Made in the USA... more »
  • Sargent Art Liquid Gesso NZD $17.95 - $30.90
    Sargent Art Liquid Gesso is an acrylic primer formulated for use on raw canvas and other surfaces to seal and provide a light 'tooth' for for acrylic and other paint media. Permanent and water resistant when dry. Made in the USA.... more »
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  • Atelier Universal Medium/Varnish NZD $28.10
    Mix with Acrylic artists' paint to reduce viscosity for improved brushabilty and glazing, or as a final varnish with a finish of your choice. ... more »
  • Atelier Slow Medium NZD $22.70
    Low Viscosity. Slows the drying process of Atelier Interactive. Allows thinly painted areas to be re-wet and remain workable for longer.... more »
  • Atelier Satin Varnish NZD $21.50 - $60.90
    Use as a final varnish for artists' acrylics to protect artwork and give a semi-gloss, satin sheen.... more »
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  • Atelier Regular Gel 250ml NZD $21.50
    An Acrylic gel with a smooth buttery consistency. Use as a paint extender to add gloss and transparency without altering consistency. Mix with paint to increase body or apply directly on top of paint layer for a transparent textural effect.... more »
  • Atelier Gloss Medium 250ml NZD $21.50
    Mid-Viscosity. A general purpose fluid medium that adds translucency and a rich oil-like gloss... more »
  • Matisse Mm28 Polymer Satin Varnish NZD $29.95
    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.... more »
  • Glow in the Dark Medium NZD $8.20
    Apply one or two coats to any craft or fabric surface. Paint will absorb the light and glow in the dark. 59ml... more »
  • Daler-Rowney Gesso NZD $18.95 - $58.95 5 items
  • Daler-Rowney Mediums NZD $6.99 - $165.03 22 items
  • PVA Size NZD $20.30 - $39.95
    Diluted with distilled water, PVA size is a contemporary size for fabric support. PVA seals the fabric but does not re-absorb atmospheric moisture, preventing the size layer from swelling and shrinking. It has a neutral pH and does not yellow, plus it retains its flexibility, does not emit harmful volatiles, and protects fabric from the ground. PVA does not tighten the fabric like rabbit skin glue, so stretch fabric tightly. ... more »
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  • Jo Sonjas Polyurethane Varnish 250ml NZD $31.70
    Durable formulation for indoor & outdoor use Clear, non-yellowing, quick drying. Approximate coverage: 1ml = 215sq centimeters... more »
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  • Triple Thick Gloss Glaze NZD $4.30 - $7.00
    Add a glazed ceramic look to a variety of hard surfaces. Three times as thick as other finishes, it provides a protective, non-yellowing coat that dries quickly and evenly. It goes on smoothly with no stroke marks. The finish adds the illusion of depth and resists cracking. Suitable for wood, wicker, plaster, papier mache, resins, painted china, pre-primed metal, pinecones, jewelry, bisque, artificial flowers and more.... more »
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  • Sculpey Glazes NZD $9.50
    Protect projects and give them a glossy or satin finish with this glaze. It can be used before or after baking and will not peel. May be thinned with water.... more »
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  • Jo Sonjas Textile Medium 250ml NZD $25.70
  • Winsor & Newton Clear Gesso NZD $22.60 - $58.20
    This gesso is made from unpigmented, clear resin which provides excellent tooth but dries completely clear, therefore it doesn't change the original appearance of your ground. If you want to start your work from a coloured ground, you can make your own tinted gesso primer by the addition of acrylic colours. It is fast drying and provides a balanced absorbency. It dries to a flexible ground suitable for acrylic, oil and alkyd painting. It is also suitable for preparing a surface for pastel or charcoal.... more »
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  • Winsor & Newton Flow Improver NZD $22.70 - $34.60
    This additive increases the flow of acrylic colours, by breaking down the surface tension of the water. It is ideal for the application of areas of flat and even colour without changing colour strength. It is also effective for hard edge painting techniques, staining and water colour techniques. It maintains the stability of the colour and slightly slows drying, so colours will remain usable slightly longer when mixed with the medium. This additive maintains no colour shift from wet to dry when used with Winsor & Newton Acrylics.... more »
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  • Winsor & Newton Glazing Medium NZD $23.20 - $49.99
    This is the best medium for creating glazes as it gives maximum transparency to the colour as well as enhancing colour brilliance. This enables you to build up thin layers of highly transparent colour to achieve luminous and glowing effects. The medium is translucent so it ensures no colour shift from wet to dry when used with Winsor & Newton Artists' Acrylics.... more »
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  • Winsor & Newton Gloss Gel NZD $12.70 - $49.99
    This medium increases the transparency, depth and gloss of the colour. It's gel consistency is thicker than the Gloss Medium, matching the luxuriously thick and buttery consistency of the colour. Hence when mixed with colour, the thickness of the colour is maintained, so the paint retains brush strokes and palette knife marks for excellent impasto effects. This means you can change the paint without compromising the feel. It dries to an even gloss finish. This medium dries completely clear and maintains no colour shift from wet to dry when used with Winsor & Newton Artists' Acrylic.... more »
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  • Winsor & Newton Gloss Medium
    This medium increases the depth, transparency and flow of the colour, making it ideal for blending or fine detail work. It can be used in thicker layers than the Glazing Medium and provides an even gloss finish. This medium dries completely clear and maintains no colour shift from wet to dry when used with Winsor & Newton Artists' Acrylic.... more »
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  • Winsor & Newton Gloss UV Varnish NZD $22.70 - $58.20
    Winsor & Newton Varnishes contain a UV protective agent which improves lightfastness and protects from other UV damage such as fading or colour shifting in tone. Winsor & Newton Artists' Acrylic varnishes are equally suitable for use on artwork painted in oils and alkyds. They can also be intermixed to vary the result and to achieve any sheen.... more »
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  • Winsor & Newton Matt UV Varnish NZD $22.70 - $34.60
    Winsor & Newton Varnishes contain a UV protective agent which improves lightfastness and protects from other UV damage such as fading or colour shifting in tone. Winsor & Newton Artists' Acrylic varnishes are equally suitable for use on artwork painted in oils and alkyds. They can also be intermixed to vary the result and to achieve any sheen.... more »
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