Liquitex Glass Beads Textured Effects Medium 237ml


What it does
- Glass microspheres add shimmering structure and texture to this 100% acrylic polymer gel
- Dries to a reflective, undulating finish, for a bubble-like effect
- Highly flexible and adhesive
- Will not chip or crack on canvas
- Can be used on its own, mixed with colour or overpainted with acrylics or oils once dry
- Apply thickly to create dramatic 3D effects, or finely to give surface texture
- Provides an undulating ground for acrylics and oils
- Maintains colour adhesion, durability and archival quality

How to use it
- Fully intermixable with all Liquitex products
- Apply with knife or brush
- Can be thinned with small amount of distilled water if required
- Mix with different consistencies and ratios of acrylic colour/medium to create custom texture
- Start by adding very small amounts of colour and build up as needed
- Overpaint when dry with acrylic/oil colour
- To use as a ground - apply a thin layer to surface and leave to dry
- Apply thickly for sculptural texture
- Mix with Gloss Medium to create a textured glaze
- For dramatic reflective effects, mix with transparent/semi-opaque colours or apply 'neat' over dried paint
- For reflective textured glazes, mix with Gloss Medium and small amounts of Soft Body
- Can be mixed with acrylic-compatible powdered pigments

How not to use it
- If varnishing, don't be too vigorous as this can cause clouding or foaming - - spray varnish will give best results
- Do not use with any non-acrylic compatible media

Use with
Acrylic paints & mediums

Use on
All acrylic-friendly surfaces

Mixed media
Special effects & highlighting
Building texture
3D structure