GOLDEN Heavy Body Acrylics - BlueSelect from 141 colours
Exceptionally Smooth Professional Acrylics
Known for their exceptionally buttery-smooth consistency, these professional artist-grade paints offer pure pigments in a 100% acrylic emulsion.
GOLDEN’s Heavy Body Paint provides excellent permanency and lightfastness, and is also free of fillers, extenders, opacifiers, toners, and dyes.
Each colour’s formula reflects the quality of the pigment: colours with a higher pigment load will dry to a more opaque, matte finish, whereas colours that are more reactive and require a lighter pigment load will tend to dry with a glossier, more transparent finish. The gloss of each colour will vary, as GOLDEN Heavy Body colours contain no matting agents.
As stated above Golden Acrylics in my opinion rate higher then some other brands.
I use this blue a lot, it works for me and gives my work a certain "daylight" effect.
This is a nice deep Cerulean Blue Chromium. Lots of pigment. I dilute the paint with medium and a bit of water for painting skies. Makes a nice sky blue with Titanium White and nice distant mountain blues. Pretty fast setting so a touch of water... very little, is helpful. Very, very little water, lots of medium. Skies usually need two or three coats of paint and I use high quality 2" and 4" painter's brushes. Never use a cheap brush... you'll spend your time digging out hairs.
Smooth application and easy to blend. I've had instances in the past where mixing different brands of acrylics can have a mild undesirable outcome but using Golden paint has never disappointed me. It's virtually all I use. Some colours can be expensive yes but it's worth it. I never hesitate to get a colour I want. Besides they last a long time, for me anyway.
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