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Re: Best Acrylic Paint

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San D Hasselman (kprs)
Wed, 07 Apr 1999 09:43:38 -0400


Utrecht has it's own brand of acrylics that rivals Liquitex, and it is cheaper.
They are based in NYC and have a catalogue. I don't have their number here at home
(I'm on vacation) but I bet they are listed.

San D

Maggie White wrote:

> Gail1611 wrote:
> >
> > So what kind of acrylic paint do you all love. I've got white and yellow that
> > doesn't cover after 2 or 3 coats. Paint that comes out in cottage cheese
> > form. What say you? Gail
>
> I've been using Liquitex Basics for a few years now. The best price I've
> seen is about $3.99 per tube (okay, I have a good budget!) I had been
> using Sax's own brand, which has a good consistency, and I think I
> remember it mixed well. The reason for the switch was I wanted to try
> the color wheel suggested in a book, which uses two of each primary
> color. Sax didn't have that range.
>
> Blickrylic is the worst, at least in tubes. It's very runny and
> transparent. After all these years, I still have some tubes. Those are
> what I generously lend to other teachers ;)
>
> Maggie