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345 Water Street
Excelsior, MN 55331
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952-474-5000

Artworks carries a large selection of fine artists’ materials, children's art supplies, art related gift items, pottery, jewelry and artwork. Artworks also offers custom framing, frame restoration and custom gold and metal leaf finishes.

Acrylic Paint & Mediums

Brands and information about Winsor & Newton oil paints and meduiums

Golden

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Heavy Body- The first acrylic colors offered by GOLDEN, Heavy Body paints are known for their exceptionally smooth, buttery consistency. The Heavy Body palette includes the largest assortment of unique pure pigments in a 100% acrylic emulsion available to professional artists. These colors offer excellent permanency and lightfastness. There are no fillers, extenders, opacifiers, toners, or dyes added. Each Heavy Body color formula reflects the qualities of its pigment. Colors that tolerate a higher pigment load dry to a more opaque, matte finish. Colors that are more reactive and do not allow as much pigment loading tend to have a glossier, more transparent, finish. Because Heavy Body colors contain no matting agents, the gloss of each color will be different. 

Fluid - Equal the intensity of GOLDEN Heavy Body Acrylics but with an even, flowing characteristic useful for dry brush application, fine details, pouring, spraying (particularly when mixed with GOLDEN Airbrush Medium), staining techniques and many others.

Fluids are created by loading an acrylic polymer binder with concentrated levels of quality pigments for a wide selection of permanent and lightfast colors. No fillers or extenders are added to achieve the desired consistency, nor is the fluid quality achieved with additional water. GOLDEN Fluid Acrylics have the same pigment load as the Heavy Body Acrylics, but in a viscosity similar to heavy cream. Fluids allow for smooth flowing applications while retaining color intensity, tinting strength, film integrity, and adhesion. Fluids blend easily with all acrylic colors, and readily tint gels, mediums, gessoes and grounds. Fluid Acrylics are extremely versatile, and ideal for fine brushwork, glazing, staining, water media techniques and many more. Mix Fluid Acrylics with Airbrush Medium for airbrush application of artwork including textiles.

High Flow- High Flow is our newest acrylic paint that can go from brush to marker or from dip pen to airbrush and more. From fine lines to broad strokes, High Flow Acrylic has an ink-like consistency that lends itself to a wide range of techniques, including staining, leveling, calligraphy, and mixed media. Introduced as a replacement for GOLDEN Airbrush Colors in July of 2013, High Flow offers increased durability of dry paint and a larger palette of colors including Iridescent and Fluorescent colors, and more single-pigment colors that match the other GOLDEN color lines. For health and safety information. 

OPEN- OPEN Acrylics are a slow-drying paint with a slightly softer consistency than our Heavy Body paints. The increased working time of these colors expands their range to include more traditional techniques once only possible with oils. Thick applications can dry extremely slowly, so we recommend artists only use OPEN Colors thinly (< 1 mm). Drying time can also be accelerated by mixing OPEN with faster-drying acrylics like our Fluid and Heavy Body colors. The slow-drying capability of OPEN Acrylics also makes the suitable for some printmaking techniques. Because OPEN Acrylics dry slowly, painters who cover their palettes or use sealed containers have been able to use the same colors for weeks, reducing the amount of paint wasted and preserving color mixtures for future use.



liquitex

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Heavy Body- This is high viscosity, pigment-rich professional acrylic color, ideal for impasto and texture.With a high concentration of lightfast artist-quality pigment and a satin finish, Heavy Body Acrylic gives you rich, permanent color, with crisp brush strokes and knife marks.

Soft Body- This low viscosity professional acrylic paint gives excellent coverage, a satin finish and high levels of artist-quality pigment for archival brilliance. It’s incredibly versatile. Use it to paint, pour, glaze or print on almost any surface

Spray Paint- Liquitex Spray Paint is a fine art tool made with highly lightfast artist-quality pigments. Unlike regular sprays, it uses low-odor professional paint made with water-based technology and low solvents. It's your perfect studio companion. No fumes. An easy-clean, water-based formulation. Fine dispersion, intense color and UV permanence.  


m. graham

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M. Graham acrylic artists’ color are made with the same devotion and craftsmanship that we use in our traditional media: small batches, quality ingredients, and the highest concentrations of color possible.

The flow and delicacy of a gouache, with colors you’d expect from oil.

The result is fine art acrylic paint with bold vitality and a creamy delicacy of touch that offers you a world of opportunity — from fine detail to broad, full-brushed applications.


winsor & Newton Galleria

Winsor & Newton’s Galeria Acrylic line is wonderfully affordable, yet impressive in their vibrancy and quality. They possess a high level of pigment and some of the naturally transparent colors have been created in opaque versions for easy color mixing. Their smooth, free flowing texture is buttery enough for quick and easy coverage, but thick enough for brushstrokes to remain if desired. The Galeria Acrylic line consists of 60 magnificent color

 

Americana

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Americana Acrylics come in 257 that offer excellent coverage in one coat. Each bottle of Americana Acrylics will deliver superior coverage with a permanent, durable finish and is ideal for professional artists, crafters, and students. Americana Acrylics are water-based and non-toxic and can be varnished to create various sheens. This acrylic paint can be used on almost any surface.