Acrylics are appreciated for their merits of quick drying, use with water and colour brilliance. Acrylic colours are made from pigment and acrylic binder: the latter forms a hard, clear film as the water evaporates. It is this transparent film, reflecting light from the pigment inside it, that gives the colour its vibrant brilliance.

Over time as the usage of acrylics steadily increased, so too has the variety of colours, mediums, brushes, paper and even palettes specifically designed for acrylic painting.

Winsor & Newton manufacture two ranges of acrylic colours:

Galeria Acrylic colours are ideal for the artist who requires good quality acrylic colour at an economic price.

Professional Acrylic Colour has been developed, after comprehensive research among artists, to be the most superior range of acrylics available.