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Re: Best Acrylic Paint

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ricki fromkin (fromkinr)
Thu, 08 Apr 1999 06:46:29 -0400


San D Hasselman wrote:
>
> 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

Utrecht's number 800 223 9132
www.utrechtart.com

Ricki