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Liquitex - Natural Sand 8oz/237ml Medium


Liquitex - Natural Sand 8oz/237ml Medium

Liquitex -  Natural Sand  8oz/237ml Medium

Sand Gel gives a medium, granular texture.

Build flexible, medium-grade sandy texture with this thick acrylic effects gel.

    What it does
    • Natural sand particles add structure and texture to this 100% acrylic polymer gel
    • Dries to a glossy, 'beach sand' finish
    • Highly flexible and adhesive
    • Will not chip or crack on canvas
    • Gives an opaque/semi-opaque appearance - the thicker you apply the more opaque it becomes
    • Can be used on its own, mixed with color or overpainted once dry
    • When mixed with acrylic color, improves blending and gives oil-style stiffness
    • Provides an excellent textured ground or underpainting medium for acrylics, pastels and graphite - great for delicate marks and blending
    • Apply thickly to create bold 3D effects, or finely to give surface texture
    • Maintains color adhesion, durability and archival quality
      How to use it
      • Fully intermixable with all Liquitex products
      • Apply with knife or brush
      • Can be thinned with a small amount of distilled water if required
      • Mix with different consistencies and ratios of acrylic color/medium to create custom texture
      • Start by adding very small amounts of color and build up as needed
      • Overpaint when dry with acrylic color
      • 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 abstract effects, apply different colors with a knife, building layers dry or wet in wet
      • 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