Liquitex Pouring Medium 946ml
This Fluid Effect Medium from Liquitex is designed for use in poured applications with Acrylic colour and mixed media
This pouring medium will not add transparency when mixed with colour. It is flexible, non-yellowing and water resistant when dry and will create a flexible transparent glossy gel finish once dry when used on its own.
- Creates even puddles, poured sheets and flowing applications
- Does not craze, crack or hold bubbles
- Retains high gloss and wet appearance when dry
- Will not add transparency to colour
- Flexible, non-yellowing and water resistant when dry
See our FAQ section below for Frequently Asked Questions regarding this product.
What does Liquitex pouring medium do?
Liquitex Pouring Medium creates even puddles, poured sheets, and flowing applications of color without crazing or cracking. The paint film dries without holding bubbles. Pouring Medium will not add transparency when mixed with colour. It is flexible, non-yellowing, and water resistant when dry.
What is the ratio of Liquitex pouring medium to paint?
Begin mixing using these basic ratio guidelines and adjust until mixture is thin enough to flow easily off the surface when poured:
Fluid acrylics: 2:1 Paint to Pouring Medium
Craft acrylics: 1:1 Paint to Pouring Medium
Medium body acrylics: 1:3 Paint to Pouring Medium
Heavy body acrylics: 1:6 Paint to Pouring Medium
Can you add water to Liquitex pouring medium?
To get the desired fluidity of the paint, dilute the colours with the pouring medium. The pouring medium binds the colour pigments together and improves the flow properties without destroying the colour structure.
Take care if adding water. The addition of too much water can attack the structure of the acrylic paint so that the colour pigments are distributed unevenly and the layer of paint can crack. Always first mix the color with the pouring medium and only then add some water if necessary.
How do I create cells in acrylic pours?
In order to produce cells on the canvas, it is best to additionally use high-quality silicone in addition to the acrylic paint and the pouring medium so that the colours separate better and different surface effects are created, a small amount of heat can be applied to speed up the process. Shop Pebeo Silicone Oil.