Liquitex Gel Mediums add body to thinner paint for impasto techniques as well as extending color volume and adding transparency. Gels also add -ﾀ"open time-ﾀ" as they tend to dry slower than thinner paint films. Gel Mediums can modify acrylic paints in a variety of ways and, since they contain acrylic resins, tend to improve adhesion and durability.
String Gel - Liquitex String Gel is a self leveling gel with honey-like consistency. Gently pouring yields a long, constant-flowing string of gel. Mix with acrylic color for interesting application affects, to enhance depth of color, and to increase transparency and flow. Mixed with acrylic color and brushed, color follows the brush creating long streaking effects.