What is high viscosity acrylic paint?
Beside this, what does high viscosity paint mean?
The term viscosity is commonly thrown around when describing paint. The viscosity of paint refers to the body of the paint, whether it is a flowing paint or a dense body. Manufacturers will coin the terms high viscosity and heavy body to describe a thicker, slow moving paint. Low viscosity paints appear very thin.
Also Know, how do you increase the viscosity of acrylic paint? The primary method for increasing the viscosity of acrylic paints is by adding a medium that is thicker than the paint. There are two main types, pure acrylic mediums (e.g. heavy gel medium) and bodied mediums which have added filler (e.g. acrylic modelling paste).
Beside above, what does heavy body acrylic paint mean?
Heavy body acrylics have a thick, buttery consistency (similar to oil paints) that retains brushstrokes and facilitates color mixing and blending. Alternatively, fluid acrylics are thinner (but contain the same pigment concentration) and are suited to detail work, staining, watercolor techniques, and dry-brush work.
What is a good brand of acrylic paint?
I use Golden brand and Liquitex brand acrylic paints almost exclusively. Both brands of acrylics have excellent consistency and coverage. Winsor & Newton also makes good, artist quality acrylic paints.