Friday, January 23, 2015

Acrylic Paint Basics and a GIVEAWAY

I get a lot of questions about the basic aspects of acrylic paint - fluids vs. heavy body, opacity and transparency, drying time, different brands, and more.  So I made a little video demonstrating some of the differences between fluid acrylics and heavy body acrylics, including some student-grad acrylics, which are sort of in-between.  I also demonstrate a couple of things about opacity.
Read all about Golden Fluid Acrylics here. Watch a video here.

See an informational video about Golden heavy body acrylics here.

Utrecht Artist Acrlyics, owned by Blick Art Materials now
Holbein Acrlyic


All of the above are available at Blick Art Materials and many other art stores.  See my Favorite Materials Page for other suppliers (link in right margin). 

OK, now here is the good part: I have a set of Golden Fluid Acrylics to GIVE AWAY.
This is the set I'm giving away: ten 1-oz bottles of Golden Fluid Acrylics
To qualify for entering in the giveaway (randomly chosen), please comment on this post and make sure you identify yourself uniquely (not just "mary", but "mary in Illinois".  I will post the winner on Monday, and the winner is responsible for contacting me with a mailing address.  This giveaway is not geographically limited.

Next up in this "series" (not sure if it is a series yet) is a video about layering and drying time.  Let me know if there are particular topics you would like me to cover in "Acrylic Paint 101".  Think Basics, not fancy techniques but stuff about the paint itself.

Good luck!

214 comments:

  1. Thanks for this info, very helpful! Anna in Oregon

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  2. Golden is the best! I also can't wait for the video on layering and drying times. I've been watching (and watching and rewatching) your video on black and white mark making and trying to achieve even a fraction of the depth and value of your pieces, but I've so far mostly succeeded and making muddy gray messes. March 25 and the Keys to Dynamic Composition online workshop can't come sooon enough!

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  3. Love the information!! Golden is a "go-to" product for me also!! Jennifer in Washington State.

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  4. I've been using acrylics for years but never used a medium. It's like a whole new play ground. Thanks for the video and tips. Sabra in Iowa.

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  5. Your videos are always teaching me something new. Thanks for sharing. Joyce in snowy Montana.

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  7. Interesting post, thank you. Maggie in South Florida.

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  8. Thanks for sharing your knowledge! Can't wait until the COLOR class starts. Peggy from California.

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  9. invaluable video, jane. you demonstrate clearly and quickly the differences between transparent, translucent and opaque paints. answered a lot of my questions in this area.
    many thanks.

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  10. Thankyou so much for this free demo! Very helpful. For the next about layering I do have a question....can you use a heat gun or hair dryer successfully to dry the layers? I'm so impatient!
    Thanks! Carol from Chicago

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    1. Carol yes you can use a hair dryer - just don't hold it really close to the paper.

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  11. Nice demo, Jane! I usually use Acrylic Glazing medium by Golden to extend the paint, but I have had trouble sometimes with tackiness, if I'm "messing around too long" with one area. Great tip using the matte medium instead! Would love to be entered in the give away.....
    Chris Ames from San Diego, CA

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  12. Thanks for the demo - it answers some questions that I've been struggling with.
    Love your posts!
    Jane in Sussex, UK

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  13. I've never used mediums. I'm more likely to use them now. Thanks!
    Valentina in sunny Florida

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  14. Thanks so much for sharing.....Kathy in Michigan

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  15. Ooooh! Please enter me in the contest! I am loving Golden Fluid paints and I love your YouTube videos (especially the one with the chicken).
    Donna Weathers from Santa Monica, CA

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  16. Thank you for the video and hosting this giveaway.I've never used fluid acrylics before and I would love to play with them
    Ellen Oosterhout The Netherlands

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  17. Your videos are always informative and beneficial Thank you. Cathy Basinski, Tamarac, FL
    cathybasinski@gmail.com

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  18. Hi, Jane. Great video. I've been managing to get some paintings started. Getting them finished is another story!
    Nan from Needham

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  19. I hope this posts! I'd love to win these acrylics as I am working more and more in acrylics. I found your video to be informative in my effort to learn more about these paints.

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  20. I love your videos and watch them over and over. Thanks for sharing your skills.

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  21. Great video. I would really like to win those acrylics.

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  22. I so enjoy your videos, thanks for sharing Jane!
    jacki long, the OC , CA

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  23. Great video. I'll try the matte medium the acrylics instead of glazing fluid. What about Retarder? Is it worth trying. Thanks, Jane S in SoCal

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  24. Great post! Thanks for sharing! I've been playing around with painted collage lately but I've been using regular Blicks acrylic paint not fluid. I would like to try fluid acrylics. Mia in So. Cal.

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  25. Thank you for sharing your knowledge with us!!! Wendy in VERMONT !

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  26. Thanks for sharing your knowledge. I am very much looking forward to your workshops in Portland.

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  27. What a great video! You even answered a question I had been wondering about just recently - how to make transparent paints opaque. thank you!

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  28. Thanks for sharing your knowledge! Would love to win the set of Golden fluid acrylics!

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  29. It is very generous of you to share your knowledge. The video was super, looking forward to the next one. I would love to be entered in the giveaway...a great opportunity. Many thanks .
    Kay from Wales.
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  30. Pretty comprehensive video Jane...thanks for that. Most helpful info. I'll be referring to it again for sure.

    I've tried many brands of acrylic, and find I really love Golden, but they are super-expensive here, so my palette is severely limited.

    Jo (in Australia)

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  31. Always enjoy your videos, thank you!
    Sharon in Park City Utah

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  32. Your videos are also great. I appreciate you always sharing your knowledge. Thanks for the giveaway too and the chance to win. (debbie at wowilikethat dot com)

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  33. Love the video. I'm always open to new ideas for acrylics. Thanx! Groovy Grampa in Fort Lauderdale.

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  34. I love using Golden fluid acrylics for my gelli prints. I've only just *discovered* them in the last year, so I'm starting to build my stock. Thanks for chance to win! I'd be a very happy art mama.

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  35. oh thank you so much for an informative video Jane! I'd LOVE to win these quality Golden paints to play with-thanks for the generous giveaway- Linda K in PA

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  36. Hello! Thank you for the opportunity to have those beautiful paints! I enjoyed your video and found you by accident while looking for info on painting on fabric. I'm so glad I did.

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  37. Thank you for posting your video and the links Jane! I love to watch your videos. Cindy Langston in Dallas, Tx.

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  38. Guess the previous post disappeared. Apologies if it duplicates.

    I have just recently stumbled on the Golden Fluid Acrylics. Was trying to match a color and they were the closest. Wow. Would love to have more than the 1 bottle I currently have so I could really play. I

    For your Acrylics 101, I would love to see information on which shape brushes are better for which effects. Also, what brushes you recommend.

    Love your site, Jane. Just discovered you, too!

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    1. I use flat brushes almost exclusively. See my Favorite Materials page for source.

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  39. Just watched your paint/medium demo. The info you shared was great. Thanks so much.
    -Sherri Lipman McCauley

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  40. Great idea to share more information!

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  41. Great video, thanks so much. Gail Sims from Nevada City, CA

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  42. Perfect - now I have all the answers to my questions! Thank you.

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  43. Will watch the video! Love all the info you share. Can you cover storage and shelf life if you have not included that in this video.
    -martha town, michigan

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  44. Christine Wasankari here, excellent video in helping some folks to understand the differences with acrylics, well done, always enjoy when you come out with new videos and posts. Thank you for all you do!

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  45. Thanks for the info. I'm Molly from Palm Springs, CA (and a former Vermonter!)

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  46. Jane, thank you so much for sieving through all the information on acrylics and making it available to folks. Your video will be a go to resource for me:-) Hannah in Davis, CA

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  47. Kathy P from Gallatin TN... I would love to win these paints and I appreciate the opportunity... AND ... your work is inspiring... thank you..

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  48. I forgot to add as far as future issues to share and discuss if you do this as series...While it's not a bad thing to use water with acrylics to get that "water color" look...it's important to distinguish "how much" to use. Acrylic is essentially a plastic and the more water is used, the less strength the acrylic binder (and color over time) has. I think I may have seen something similar at Golden's website/videos. It's been a while since I've seen it. Anyway, I think for the new painter this needs to be readily understood for the longevity of a painting. You know all of this obviously, but it may be something you want to add into your next pieces as "series". Sorry about the added comment/blab :-D

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  49. I love all the paints you described here and have used most of them. Golden is my #1 choice because of the blending opportunities .... and I love their various mediums available.

    JJ in CA

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  50. I can't get enough of Golden fluid paints!!!

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  51. I love Golden paints! Thanks for the opportunity to win the set.

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  52. thanks for the video help me to understand what the different mediums are used for Ros from England

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  53. great info jane -- I always get confused with heavy body, fluid, open etc also gel medium uses are confusing -- this helped shed a light -- always love your videos -- learn lots joanne from Wilmington north carolina

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  54. I can't get enough of your videos... thanks for sharing so much.

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  55. Love you wonderful videos and blog posts. this is an amazing give away. Good luck to every one. lynda@artyfizz.com

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  56. Rhonda from Illinois love your work and would love to learn more about composition/design resources especially consistent with your style. Hope to join you in your class soon.

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  57. Hi, great information. Hope to see high flow and open info too. Love your art and style. Thanks for sharing. Dee - sunmoongal

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    1. See my TUTORIALS page, where I do High Flow and Open.

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  58. Love all your videos and the class I'm in right now! Great post about acrylics. There is always something to learn. Thanks!!!! Irene from St. Albans, VT

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  59. Just getting into using acrylics with fabric. Thanks for all the super helpful info you share!

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  60. Another great post! And I love Golden acrylics.

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  61. Great video and golden high flow acrylics sound yummy!

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    1. Hmmm. These are not high flow, but high flow ARE yummy for certain applications.

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  63. I love Golden fluid acrylics, great post. Vicki in CA desert.

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  64. Thanks for the useful info! Linda from Western Australia

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  65. great video, looking forward to the next one
    Sharon, Newcastle upon Tyne UK

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  66. I heard great things about golden paints! Carol in Orem, Utah!!

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  67. Until now, I've used mostly the tube acrylics, and I think the fluids might give me the freedom I've been looking for when working! I've been watching your work with great interest for some time now, and am trying to 'loosen up' in my approach to putting a mark on paper sometimes, especially when using a different or 'new' color palette! Thank so smuch! Jani in Oro Valley

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  68. Great video, very informative, thanks :D

    Natalie M from Space Coast, FL

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  69. A really informative video Jane . . . thanks. For Acrylics 10, more of what you've just done in comparing brands, opacity, using mediums. As yet the results I get are more by good luck than good management.

    And I'd love some Golden Fluid Acrylics but they are just too expensive for me here.

    Wendy - New Zealand

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  70. Jane your video's are always so informative. Thanks for all that you do! I'd love to win
    this giveaway.

    Gail from Maryland

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  71. Thanks for generously sharing your knowledge - always so helpful. Blessings! - Tammy.S.Churchill

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  72. Jane, loved watching your video, so informative. Thanks for sharing. Would love a chance to win some acrylic paint.

    Beth from Rumney

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  73. That was a very helpful video! Dorcee from Ann Arbor.

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  74. I love all of your videos. Thanks Jane!
    Fiona in AB who is without heat and freezing :)

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  75. Great info, thank you!

    Barb N in Ontario Canada (creeksidecabin)

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  76. Great video Jane. Clear & consice and presented with hands on knowledge. I'm now really interested in fluid acrylics. Thanks for the great video & sharing your knowledge. Melody from southern Conn.

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  77. Thank you, Jane, for this video! I'm especially interested in a comparison of Utrecht with other acrylic brands. I hope you will decide to do a series on this general subject. Cecilia in NJ

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  78. Another great post! And I love Golden acrylics.

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  79. Enjoyed the video. Just beginning to use fluid acrylics. Jill from Kansas.

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  80. Angel From Arkansas Here! Please Please PleaseMake This A Series Of Videos! I Am Already Learning A Lot From You! Thanks!!!

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  81. cara-Australia- Really good demo about mediums and opacity- thanks

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  82. Great video! I could always use more paint! : )

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  83. Sienna from Philippines.... Love the demo,, love acrylic paints also... Inspired me to let go of my so called perfectionist self...
    Thanks.

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  84. I love Golden products. I visited their studio/factory in upstate New York. Anne from the Finger Lakes NY area.

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  85. I thought I was alone floundering about acrylics! So nice to know that others are also puzzled.

    Erica from Auckland, New Zealand

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  86. Thank you very much for this opportunity! I really love the Golden paints but it's taking a long time to get the the colors I want so I love the idea of a contest.
    Thanks for all you do Jane!
    Lisa K in Arizona

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  87. Deborah Babin, Indianola, WA
    I enjoy learning from your videos.

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  88. thank you for sharing. The video really helps understand all these acrylic paints.
    Kathy in West Linn, Oregon

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  89. All your videos and demos are so informative! Thanks for the giveaway!
    Deborah in California

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  90. Thanks for your informative post - and for the giveaway.
    Gilda (gildamc@hotmail.com)

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  91. Thank you Jane! This helps so much! Thank you for the giveaway!
    Kimmie "playing" in Wyoming!

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  92. Oh, count me in for a chance to win the Golden giveaway!! I'm in love with these paints now that I'm not afraid to use them anymore. Thanks, Jane! - Stephanie in MA

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  93. Jane, I haven't use Golden Fluid Acrylics(but their regular paint) or Yupo paper yet but have you tried this combo yet? Do you ever come to the midwest to teach?Thanks for this chance to win.

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    1. Look at my teaching schedule: YES!! I'm teaching at Dillman's Bay Resort in northern Wisconsin in September.

      Yes, I've tried a lot of media on Yupo; my favorite so far is plain India ink, no color.

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  94. I have the gel mediums/glaze but had not tried them like you demonstrated, inspired me to go play with my different supplies and see what effects I can get. Looking forward to more of your videos!
    Stacie from Oklahoma

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  95. What a FINE Giveaway! Anything from GOLDEN is the best, too = )
    If I win, I will share these with my Mixed Media students this session.
    I appreciate INFO, too = )
    My blog is: www.suemarrazzo.blogspot.com
    Thanks!

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  96. Golden fluid acrylics are great - I would love to win a set. Count me in!
    And thanks again for the 100 Drawings class:
    I highly recommend this online class to anyone wanting to improve their skills.

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  97. Thank you for the give-away. I enjoy your blog.
    - Myriam in BC :-)

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  98. Love your blog. Ronda in California :)

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  99. Hi Jane
    I love the fluid acrylics but they are MEGA expensive in the UK - so I only have three colours. The high pigment does give you a brilliant coverage though. And thanks for all the work you put in on this blog, I've watched ALL your video's, some several times.

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  100. Hi Jane
    Lynne from Yorkshire, England again. I was interested in the comparisons between glazing medium and matte medium. I assume that the matte medium would do as it says, make the finish matte. How would the glazing medium affect the dry finish? I'll go to Golden and have a look.
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    1. I recommend NOT worrying about the finish until the painting is done. Each pigment imposes its own finish (when you are using high-pigment paints), as does each medium. I just put a coat of matte medium over a painting when I'm done, then varnish (see Golden's site on varnish). I also put a coat of matte medium over the whole thing several times during the process, just to build texture and layers.

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  101. Duffy Indeherberg from Heist-op-denBerg, Belgium. I use Golden product for years. I use them on paper and Fabric. They are so fabulous and I could use a refill for my Golden Fluids.

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  102. That's so useful, thank you! (I was so busy clicking links I nearly forgot to come back and comment. :D ) Maggie from Pembrokeshire.

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  103. Thanks for this very informative video. Although I have read about the different properties of the paints it is so much easier when they are demonstrated. Trisha from cheshire UK

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  104. I discovered you through Pinterest, looking for tutorials on the gelli plate. Thank you for the inspiring ideas, this video and all of them. Bonny from the Netherlands.

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  105. Oh Golden, they are so hard to find here!

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  106. Thank you for the easy to understand demo. CJ from Sutton, MA

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  107. Darlene from Milwaukee, WI - I've been using Golden High Flow Acrylics and find them very interesting

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  108. Thank you for this informative video. I especially appreciate learning about the mixing of the mediums in the acrylic paints. Franpatpi

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  109. Great video! I know understand the difference in mediums. Thank you!

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  110. Thank you for sharing such great information. I haven't tried Golden yet so would love to win. But who wouldn't?
    Looking forward to learning more.
    Jo Vandermey Beamsville Ontario Canada

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  111. I always love your videos! Thank you for the chance to win... Mandy in Duxbury

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  112. Very. Informative video
    Vicki from melbourne australia

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  113. Jane,
    Thanks for the great information! Now I understand why my "glazed" art journal pages sometimes stick together.

    Signed,
    Donna, snowbound in Western Mass

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  114. love it. Next question: "Gloss or Matt" personal or a purposeful choice?" Whys and whens and differences to expect...

    Selena Dixon of Dallas

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  115. Your videos are very informative, thanks for the giveaway! Kimberly from Trinidad

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  116. Love how you add to what I learned in your Sept '13 Rhinebeck workshop. Makes me want to run into my cold (3-season) studio, Thank you, Jane.

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  117. Love how you add to what I learned in your Sept '13 Omega workshop, Makes me want to run into my cold 3-season studio and start something new. Thanks for these, Jane, so much. ... Miriam, Hurley, NY

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  118. I'm new to acrylics moving over from watercolor. So I'm absorbing all of your info, thanks. I would love a set of Golden Fluid acrylics- Sue in Monroe, Ga.

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  119. I know the Golden acrylics are great with a lot of pigment, but I can't find them in my country. So it would be great to win this set of paints. I will keep my fingers crossed.

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  120. Love your videos, Jane. An excellent addition to your repertoire! Thanks for the raffle, too.
    Janet from New Jersey

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  121. Thank you for this video. Golden products are so smooth. My budget only lets me treat myself to them now and then. I had one small bottle of opn paint I hid in craft room, fearing my grandson would use it for some "project. " Haven't found it since. LOL! Love all of your work. Mary from the frozen shore of Lake Michigan

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  122. what a great set of paints! i would love the chance to win!
    dtdady at gmail dot com

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  123. Would love to own this set of acrylics. Golden paint is my favorite and a real splurge whenever I can get them! Thank you!
    Marie LoParco

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  124. For those of you who have asked, check my TUTORIALS page for videos on HIGH FLOW, on using OPEN ACRYLICS for gel printing (including a chicken), and mounting on wood panel.

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  125. What a fantastic giveaway! I tried your technique with scratching into underlayers of paint and then adding and substracting paint on top and created a neat abstract. You can see it on my blog and I told others to visit your blog to see your videos - you are very kind to share so much knowledge and although I'm not an abstract or acrylic painter, I really enjoyed giving it a try!

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  126. I love a good giveaway, I love random, and, of course, I love Golden products. Dayna in Oregon

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  127. You are an art GODDESS! Your videos make my day, so thank you. Carol on the central Oregon coast...

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  128. Thank you, Jane! Excellent and thorough tutorial! :) Ann in cold and cloudy Ohio

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  129. Great info...thanks Nicole from Florida

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  130. HelenEliz in Michigan and I love this tut, needed it badly!

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  131. Thank you so much for your inspiring videos, I just love watching them. I would like to enter for the giveaway, but I live in the UK, am I still eligible?
    Ros, in Cumbria, UK

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  133. SUE CROSBY DOYLE FROM COLORADO... I LIKE THE FLUID ACRYLICS, BUT THE FLUID RUNNY ONES I DO NOT. THE CHROMA IS INTENSE, BUT I HAVE TO PUT IN MEDIA TO TIGHTEN IT UP.

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  134. Oh man! This is just what I need! vera khule at gmail dot com

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  135. Thanks...great info. Could you recommend starter set of colors for a beginner like me?

    Thanks.

    Colleen Lever from Littleton CO

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  136. I've always wanted to try these paints. Thanks, for the opportunity to possibly win them!! VJ in N.CA.

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  137. I just start to paint in Acrylics, these fluids would be great additions.

    Thanks
    Feng Biddle from Saint Charles, IL

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  138. Golden fluid acrylics are very hard to find in France, and I love them. I wish I'll be lucky !

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  139. Thank you so much for this video Jane. You really answered a number of questions I had about both paints and mediums. It was tremendously instructive.

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  140. Thank you from me too. I love your work. It is so inspiring and inspirational. Thank you.

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  141. I loved the video - great info. I have a few fluid acrylics and I love their transparent qualities. I will have to experiment with the lines and some of my other paint.

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  142. Thanks for the video Jane—loved it! Inspiring as usual :)
    Fabulous give-away—what a great set of paints—I'd love the chance to win!

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  143. Thanks for another great informative video!

    Rozsi from snowy Sudbury, MA

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  144. Thanks for sharing good information. I love Golden acrylics!

    Jean in Eastern Washington State

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  145. So looking forward to the upcoming class on Color.

    Heather from Hudson, QC

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  146. Series or not, it's great info. Thank you for your generosity! Cindylee B in MI

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  148. Great video -- I always wondered what the differences were. I did buy a fluid acrylic and found I loved it -- especially great when using a Gelli Plate -- would love to win the grouping of these paints. Thanks so much for the explanations. gloria S from Michigan

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  149. I have three small bottles of Golden Fluid and I love them. They are Věry economical and cover fabulously. Thank you for sharing you experience!

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  150. What a wonderful set of pains! I'm from virgina

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  151. Hi I am Lesley from Port Campbell, Australia and I would LOVE to get my hands on some GOLDEN paints as they are extremely hard to source here. Thankyou for the opportunity.

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  152. Thanks for the video post (hope it becomes a series). I love the Golden Acrylics and thanks for make it geographically open - we are such a long way away. Brenda from Newtown Australia.

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  153. Hi, this is Connie Powell in New Kent Virginia. I paint, I need paint. Would love to win your give a way! Thanks for your videos too!

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  154. Joanne in Maine. Love reading your blog and the videos are the BEST!!! I have learned so much from you. Would love to try the paint.

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  155. Thanks for sharing this information with us! Looking forward to what you have to share for acrylic paint 101.

    Verna from California

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  156. thank you for all your excellent videos. melanie, salt spring island

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  157. I have always, always wanted to buy a set of these paints, but I cannot. It is out of fear that I will "waste" the paint by messing up on my art journal. Painting with such expensive and luxurious paints would be a great to do one day. I stick to the cheap craft paints; it feels safer that way. That way if I "mess up" it wouldn't be such an expensive accident. I would definitely love to win a set of these gorgeous paints!

    Thank you for another awesome giveaway!
    I'm LindaLoser from Cali!

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  158. I had this set of paints in my shopping cart at DickBlick this morning but decided i needed to wait at least a week until I had more art supply money tucked away. Heather in WA

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  159. Oh Jane…I can't believe you hit on mediums (and paint) today as that is something I've been struggling with. Can I repeat…you like Utrecht matt medium. It is not pourable but comes in a jar (or in your case a bucket)? I like pourable mat medium too. Do you have a favorite one that will pour? I have never used a glazing medium but will get a small bottle to try.

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  160. Very informative video. Thanks, Jane! Great review. I'd like to try these paints on fabric, too. Debbie M.

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  161. thank you for all the info! :) i really enjoy watching your videos and learning new things.
    Nicole in San Jose

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  162. Never used the fluid acrylics-would love to give them a try! Thanks for the information.

    Kelley
    in cold (-5) and windy (90 km/hr) Newfoundland, Canada (an island in the North Atlantic Ocean)

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  163. A timely message since I need to order some new paints and have been trying to decide if I want some fluids.

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  164. Give- away or not, what a great topic to do a series on! I remember on my initiation to mixed media attending a workshop about all the different ink pads....what an eye opener - and I'm sure this series will be the same. Thank you for doing it!
    Lisa DO in New Hampshire

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  165. Thanks so much for the video! Alyce in snowy Milwaukee

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  167. Awesome vid Jane! Thank you! Would love a chance to try the Golden Acrylics as these are a bit out of my price range. ;)
    Dana, Palm Beach Gardens, FL

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  168. Loved this video Jane, you have explained things perfectly...and now I'm off to get some matte medium. ;) JoAnne, Bruce Twp MI

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  169. Informative and doable videos. Thank you. Cheryl in KY

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  170. Thank you for this helpful video! I would love to have a chance winning this adorable prize!
    Gabriele from Germany

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  171. Thank you for this information! Patty, Pasadena, MD

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  172. Great video. Thank you so much. Adrienne in Tofino, Canada!

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  173. Im going to watch the video again! Bea in Redondo Beach

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  174. Thanks so much for all the helpful acrylic info! Keep it coming... Diana in California

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  175. Jane you are an inspiration. Your videos and website offer so much helpful information and you are so giving of your knowledge, just wonderful. Thank you for the opportunity to try for the giveaway, Golden paints are quite hard to source in Australia. Fingers crossed.
    Lisette, Elphinstone, Victoria (Australia).

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  176. This was a great refresher and learned something new. Didn't realize should add medium instead of water. Cynthia in Florida

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  177. Great video! Would love to try out those Golden colors!

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  178. Thanks a lot for the video! Isabel in Barcelona (Spain)

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  179. Excellent as always.
    Margaret in Ontario. I'll pay for postage!

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  180. Wow what a lot of comments,but still worth a try.
    A UK fan.

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  181. Watching for the lucky winner of the Golden acrylics. Hoping............
    Carol in Michigan

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  182. You're always so generous - with your time, your knowledge, your inspiration. Thanks again Jane for all you do for the arting community! Terrie -Go Hawks!

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  183. Great "basic" information Jane! Stephanie in Ohio

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