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Gloss Heavy Gel Medium

Gel Painting Medium
Texture: Thick
Sheen: Glossy
Relative Opacity: Transparent

  • Extra heavy body medium 
  • Dries to a transparent or translucent gloss finish. 
  • Mix with acrylic paint to increase body, density, viscosity and attain oil paint like consistency with brush or palette knife marks. 
  • Extends paint while increasing brilliance and transparency 
  • Keeps paint workable longer than other gel mediums.

Application As An Extender:

  • Mix with Liquitex Soft Body Artist Color and Liquitex Heavy Body Artist Color to extend volume, increase transparency and increase color viscosity. 

Application in Collage:

  • Makes an excellent glue for collage and decoupage. 

Application As A Ground:

  • Use as transparent ground for acrylic paint instead of gesso to allow surface to be seen. To prevent Substrate Induced Discoloration (SID), wash cotton or linen canvas before use. 

Application With Powdered Pigments:

  • Use as the binder for powdered pigments to make an inexpensive "student grade" extra-heavy viscosity (thick) gloss acrylic paint. Pigments must be compatible with acrylic emulsion.
  • Available in three Sizes
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Purchase Items

Gloss Heavy Gel 8 oz 105120L $ 9.77
Gloss Heavy Gel 16 oz 105121 $ 17.03
Gloss Heavy Gel Gallon 105123 $ 75.59