Helmar Silicone Oil can be used for making "cells" using an acrylic pouring medium & fluid acrylic paints. In order to create these effects the use of an acrylic pouring medium is essential, then mixed with a fluid acrylic to create the desired colours, in our testing substitute alternatives such as hardware products shown on the internet will not achieve the same great results. Our most popular pouring medium is the Golden GAC800 and Golden high flow acrylic paints and by using a strong Double thick canvas or wooden board is the best support to be painting on.
Silicone Oil coats onto a surface readily and is very compatible with most materials. Its Clear, colourless, odourless and non-toxic. Non-sensitising so it won’t hurt your skin.
In fact the same polymer is a component in many hand creams. Resistant to oxidation and ultraviolet radiation, great as a rust inhibitor. Chemical and weather-resistant.