Art mediums can be easily manipulated by artists to achieve a great variety of effects and expressions. Whether you’re looking to extend a paint’s drying time, you want to try your hand at using epoxy resin or experiment with encaustic painting, we’ve got you covered. At Art to Art, we’ve got the widest range of artistic mediums for all levels of artists!
Types of art mediums
Gesso and grounds
Solvents and brush cleaners
Oil paint mediums
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What are some paint mediums?
There are numerous types of paint mediums, but here are some examples:
Retarder gel mediums
Do I need a medium for acrylic painting?
Acrylic paint is completely fine to use on its own! However, if you do wish to increase the paint's fluidity, extend the drying time or create dramatic effects, you’ll want to try an art medium for acrylic paint.
What is a paint medium?
A paint medium is something that can be added to paint to change one or more of its working properties. This could involve shortening or extending the drying time of the paint, making the paint thinner or thicker, or giving the paint a unique texture.