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Liquithick Gel Thickener

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  • For all acrylic paints and mediums.
  • A thickening gel for water soluble acrylic paint and mediums.
  • Used in small amounts, produces handling characteristics very close to that of oil or encaustic paint.
  • At higher concentrations, can thicken paint or mediums to "cake" or sculptural consistency.
  • Drying time will be between 24 hours to 7 days depending upon amount of Liquithick added to paint or medium.
  • Liquithick does not increase transparency.
  • Liquithick produces a matte surface sheen when dry.
  • Paint and medium shrinkage will occur in proportion to the amount of Liquithick added.
  • Archival Contains a unique polymer
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  • Start by adding a very small amount of Liquithick to paint or medium and mix well with a palette knife. The proper proportion will vary with color and desired effect.
  • Proportions of 20 or 25 parts color to 1 part Liquithick will change the handling characteristics.
  • Continue adding Liquithick slowly until the desired viscosity is achieved.
  • Add only enough for desired effect and do not exceed 1 to 4 ratio as excessive shrinkage and cracking may occur.

 

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Liquithick Gel Thickener 237ml Product Code: 3903160
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  • Excellent stuff

    If you like to work with thick gutsy paint then this is the gel for you. You only need a little (about a pea size amount to a table full of paint) to thicken up you paint. A good tip is to mix it together quickly. I use Liquithick with W&N artists acrylics and it work a treat. I contacted "ColArt" who own both W&N and Liquitex and they confirm that it is archively safe to use these products together. Paul Milner (Hull, United Kingdom) on 19 Jun 2012
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  • WORKS VERY WELL - Liquithick Gel Thickener 237ml

    A SMALL AMOUNT IMMEDIATELY THICKENS THE ACRYLIC Alexis Moore (Miami, USA) on 25 Mar 2017
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  • Does what it says on the tin - Liquithick Gel Thickener 237ml

    Only used it once so for, but it does give acrylics the feel of oils Joyce McEwan (Chorley, United Kingdom) on 17 Apr 2018
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