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GOLDEN Acrylic Additives

GOLDEN Acrylic Additives
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Reduce surface tension and increase paint flow

Additives serve a similar function to mediums. The difference is that additives don't contain acrylic binders (like mediums do), so you must follow the label and use them in correct proportions. Most mediums can be added to the paint in any amount until you've achieved the desired effect, but additives can weaken the color and adhesion of the paint when overused. GOLDEN offers these two additives, which are a useful addition to any painters studio. Wetting Agent is an additive used to reduce the surface tension of the water in an acrylic emulsion, thereby increasing the slickness and flow of the paint. GOLDEN Retarder is an additive used to increase the open (drying) time of acrylic paints. Useful for wet on wet techniques and reducing skinning on the palette.

Key Features:
  • Increase open time
  • Reduce the surface tension of acrylic emulsion
  • Improve the slickness and flow of paint
  • No acrylic binders
  • Use them in correct proportions
Perfect For:
  • Acrylic painting
  • Minimizing paint waste
  • Classroom, home, and studio
  • Teachers and students
  • All acrylic-friendly surfaces
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GOLDEN Acrylic Additives

Reduce surface tension and increase paint flow

Additives serve a similar function to mediums. The difference is that additives don't contain acrylic binders (like mediums do), so you must follow the label and use them in correct proportions. Most mediums can be added to the paint in any amount until you've achieved the desired effect, but additives can weaken the color and adhesion of the paint when overused. GOLDEN offers these two additives, which are a useful addition to any painters studio.

Wetting Agent: Formerly known as Acrylic Flow Release - an additive used to reduce the surface tension of the water in the acrylic emulsion, thereby increasing the slickness and flow of the paint. It is useful for achieving rich stains on a porous surface. Not for use by children.

Retarder: an additive used to increase the open (drying) time of acrylic paints. Useful for wet on wet techniques and reducing skinning on the palette.

Key Features:
  • Increase open time
  • Reduce the surface tension of acrylic emulsion
  • Improve the slickness and flow of paint
  • No acrylic binders
  • Use them in correct proportions
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Perfect For:
  • Acrylic painting
  • Minimizing paint waste
  • Classroom, home, and studio
  • Teachers and students
  • All acrylic-friendly surfaces
 

The retarder does not contain binding agents. To ensure adhesion, the addition of Retarder should not exceed 15% (1:6)when mixed with colors or mediums.

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GOLDEN Retarder 4 oz
Name:Retarder
Size: 4 Oz
Item #:
V15265
list:$11.39
Jerry's:$7.97
In Stock
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  • ACRYLIC FLO RELEASEREDUCES SURFACE TENTION OF THE WATERINCREASES THE SLICKNESS AND FLOW OF THEPAINT
GOLDEN Retarder 8 oz Jar
Name:Retarder
Size: 8 Oz
Item #:
48958
list:$19.39
Jerry's:$13.57
In Stock
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  • ACRYLIC RETARDER THIS IS DESIGNED TO INCREASE THE DRYING TIME OF PAINT THE RETARDER DRIES SLOWER THAN WATER SO THAT A WET ON WET TECHNIQUE CAN BE USED. ALSO REDUCES THE SKINNING THAT CAN OCCUR ON THE PALETTE WHILE WORKING
Golden Additive Wetting Agent 8 oz
Name:Wetting Agent
Size: 8 Oz
Item #:
48959
list:$17.69
Jerry's:$12.38
In Stock
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  • Wetting Agent: [formerly Acrylic Flow Release] is a concentrated additive used to reduce the surface tension of the water in acrylic emulsion, thereby increasing the slickness and flow of the paint. Wetting Agent is useful for achieving rich stains on a porous surface. As with OPEN Thinner and Retarder, Wetting Agent contains no binder and should only be used adequately diluted per product instructions.

    Not for use by children. Eye Irritant. Inhalation of Spray Mist Harmful. DO NOT SPRAY APPLY

GOLDEN Acrylic Retarder 16 oz
Name:Retarder
Size: 16 Oz
Item #:
V34229
list:$32.59
Jerry's:$22.81
Out Of Stock
(expected: 06/05/2020)
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  • LPP Lowest Price - This item is already at the Best Lowest Price Possible and no further discounts or coupons can be applied.
  • GOLDEN Acrylic Retarder: is an additive used to increase the open (drying) time of acrylic paints. Useful for wet on wet techniques and reducing skinning on the palette. The retarder does not contain binding agents. To ensure adhesion, do not add more than 15% retarder. Your mixing ratio should be (1:6).


    Key Features:
    • Concentrated additive
    • Increase the open (drying) time of acrylic paints
    • Useful for wet on wet techniques
    • No binding agents included
GOLDEN Acrylic Wetting Agent 16 oz
Name:Wetting Agent
Size: 16 Oz
Item #:
V34230
list:$29.79
Jerry's:$20.85
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Product Badge:
  • LPP Lowest Price - This item is already at the Best Lowest Price Possible and no further discounts or coupons can be applied.
  • Wetting Agent: [formerly Acrylic Flow Release] is a concentrated additive used to reduce the surface tension of the water in acrylic emulsion, thereby increasing the slickness and flow of the paint. Wetting Agent is useful for achieving rich stains on a porous surface. As with OPEN Thinner and Retarder, Wetting Agent contains no binder and should only be used adequately diluted per product instructions.

    Not for use by children. Eye Irritant. Inhalation of Spray Mist Harmful. DO NOT SPRAY APPLY

GOLDEN Retarder 32 oz Jar
Name:Retarder
Size: 32 Oz
Item #:
39585
list:$50.19
Jerry's:$35.13
In Stock
Product Badge:
  • LPP Lowest Price - This item is already at the Best Lowest Price Possible and no further discounts or coupons can be applied.
  • ACRYLIC RETARDER THIS IS DESIGNED TO INCEASE THE DRYING TIME OF PAINTS THE RETARDER DRIES SLOWER THAN WATER SO THAT A WET ON WET TECHNIQUE CAN BE USED, ALSO REDUCES THE SKINNING THAT CAN OCCUR ON THE PALETTE WHILE WORKING
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