Create your next masterpiece with the range of artist gel mediums at Art to Art. Acrylic mediums can add texture, enhance colour and increase transparency within your work. Choose between gloss, matte, heavy, universal, marbling and more finishes to produce a variety of effects. Buy gel mediums online today at Art to Art and get free shipping for orders over $100.
At Art to Art, we have a wide variety of acrylic gel mediums to cover all your painting needs. When added to acrylic paint, these mediums can create a matte or glossy finish, make it adhesive, give it a weathered appearance or simply increase its sheen and transparency – making it easy to bring any creative vision to life! Choose from popular brands such as Golden, Matisse and Atelier.
Gels also add “open time” as they tend to dry slower than thinner paint films. This means you can take your time when you’re painting or even create unique blended effects. Since they contain acrylic resins, they also improve the adhesion and durability of your artwork.
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Is a gel medium the same as glue?
A gel’s primary use is to thicken paints which adds texture, increases transparency and adds colour to paintings. However, it can also be used as an adhesive to attach objects to paintings. Unlike some glues, this medium dries clear, so it doesn’t affect the look of your painting.
Is a gel medium the same as gesso?
Gels and gesso have different purposes in painting. Gesso is a tool artists use to prime the canvas so that the canvas doesn’t soak in the paint. On the other hand, a gel medium is typically used to change the characteristics of the paint, build texture or make the paint adhesive.
How long does it take for gel medium to dry?
An image coated with gel medium should be left to dry for 48 to 72 hours.
Can you use gel medium with oil paint?
Generally, gel mediums should not be used with oil paints. There are special oil painting mediums that can be used instead.