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.
Liquithick Thickening Gel - A thickening gel for water soluble acrylic paint and mediums. Used in small amounts, produces handling characteristics very close to that of oil or encaustic paint. At higher concentrations, can thicken paint or mediums to -ﾀﾽ-ﾜcake-ﾀﾽ-ﾝ or sculptural consistency. Drying time will be between 24 hours to 7 days depending upon amount added to paint or medium. Liquithick produces a matte surface sheen when dry.