Ceramic stucco: A thick, low luster, gel with a fine texture, that dries to a light gray matte stucco finish.?Excellent for producing thick 3-D effects, as well as thinly coating surface.?Excellent ground for acrylic and oil paint, oil pastel, oil bars, pastels and graphite.?To prevent abrasion, coat with a Liquitex Varnish. Apply carefully to prevent foaming and clouding. Works well with brush application.
Natural Sand: A finely textured gel that dries to a surface similar to glossy “beach sand”.?Very effective ground for acrylic and oil paints, oil pastel, pastel and graphite when delicate marks and blending are necessary.?Works well with brush application.
Resin sand :A thick, coarse, texture gel that contains aggregates of various sizes.?Dries to a “rough cement” look and will retain its unique texture well when mixed with paint.?Excellent ground for acrylic and oil paint, when dramatic effects are desired.
Blended fiber: A thick, fibrous gel that gives the effect of flexible fibers when dry.?Add Liquitex? Gloss Gel Medium or Gloss Heavy Gel Medium for easier application and to increase adhesion while wet.?Works best when applied with palette knife or trowel.
Glass beads gel :An acrylic medium body gel that contains clear, round aggregates that dry to a semi-gloss, reflective (“bubbly”) surface.?For most dramatic reflective effects, mix with transparent or translucent colors or apply straight from container over dried paint.?For reflective textural glazes, mix with Liquitex? Gloss Medium & Varnish and small amounts of Liquitex Soft Body Artist Color.?Suitable as a ground for acrylic and oil paint. Works well with brush
Black lava: A black speckled gel that contains small, flat, hexagonal shaped dark aggregates.?Appear grey when wet but dry to give the effect of ground, dry, black lava.?When mixed with transparent and translucent colors, black speckled quality is most apparent.?Mix with Liquitex Interference Paint for dramatic color effects.
White Opaque flakes: A Heavy body, coarse gel, that contains irregular sized and shaped opaque flakes. White flake texture is most apparent when mixed with transparent or translucent colors or small amounts of opaque color.If pure white is desired, add a small amount of Liquitex? Titanium White.
Liquitex offers a variety of specialty products including Fluid Mediums, Gel mediums, Texture Gels and Additives which have been specifically designed to achieve various techniques, applications and special effects. Liquitex Texture Gels contain particles that produce a variety of unique textural and dimensional effects. They may be mixed with acrylic colours other mediums or used on their own. Liquitex Texture Gels are lightweight, non-toxic and dry to a water resistant, non-yellowing surface. Ceramic Stucco is a favorite medium of many artists. This thick ,fine- textured gel can be applied with a palette knife give the surface finish of an Italian fresco. Application : Apply with different tools i.e. palette knife, trowel, paint brush or cake decorating tips to produce different effects. Mix Liquitex acrylic paint into Liquitex Texture Gel or let gel dry and paint on top. Mix with Liquitex Gloss Medium & Varnish to produce textured glazes. As most Liquitex Texture Gels are translucent very small amounts of paint are needed. Add Liquitex Gel Medium or Heavy Gel Medium when using additional aggregates (such as sand) to avoid brittleness. Varnish with care to avoid foaming or clouding, spray apply if possible.