Acrylic Paint Texture Guide
Texture medium is a gel or paste form material mixed with paint to change the consistency, making it versatile to achieve structural texture and effects. There are several acrylic products in the craft store labeled as acrylic texture gels or texture mediums. Each product is designed to bring different effects and finishes. The key is to choose the right one for the desired result. Gels, pastes, and mediums give a lot of flexibility and creative freedom than acrylic paints. For example, add a gel or medium in the paint to change the consistency and then apply it as a texture layer. You can change the texture from thick impasto to small peaks, and consistency can be altered from thick to thin flowing liquid. You can even adjust the drying time, and so on. Needless to say, there is endless scope for the abstract painting textures you can create. In this guide, let's understand what these products are and when to use them. What is a gel? A gel is a binder without a color pigment.