Finnabair Art Basics 3D Matte Gel - Transparent
Art Basics 3D Transparent Matte Gel
What the heck is this stuff How do I use it Do I really need to buy it
These are all excelent questions! Let's start at the top, shall we The Art Basics 3D Transparent Matte Gel I a really neat medium that can be used for different applications.
This Matte Gel medium is a "Heavy Body" acrylic medium. Basically this is a Fancy Schmancy "Artsy" way of sying that it is "thick." This is great for mixing with pgments, paints, sprays and inks to add dimension and texture to your projects
It is also water-based acrylic medium which can be used all by itself. It goes on opaque and white, however when dry, is flexible, transparent, permanent and clear with a matte finish. This is perfect to add some dimension and texture without changing the look or color of what you are applying on.
Another neat application of this 3D Transparent Matte Gel is that it can be used as an adhesive! YUP...an ADHESIVE! This medium is especially excellent for adhereing heavier and bulkier embellishments to your project as well as creating collages.
The application of this product could not be any easier! Simply add this heavy-bodied medium with a palette knife or a teture tool. (sold separately, but you can even use a plastic knife or a popcicle stick as well.) Just spread it on as thick or as thin as you want. Whatever makes your heart happy. This is a great use for all of those stencils you have been hording in your collection. (hint-hint)
Here are a few interesting and important things to note
Do not be intimidated by this product! It is actually very user friendly, easy to apply and most of all it is SUPER fun to use! You will soon find that you will wonder how you ever lived without it! So why don't you pick some up with your order and give it a whirl Go ahead and just click that "Add to Cart" button.
- Goes on white but dries matte
- Heavy-Bodied (aka it thick and will hold its shape)
- Can be used and an excellent and strong adhesive
- Great for collages and bible journaling
- Makes a great thick base for custom gels and paints
- Drying time can be sped up with the use of a Heat Tool (sold separately)
- Easy to apply
- Conforms to ASTM d 4236
- Made in the USA
- Water-Based Acyrlic medium
- Plastic jar
- 8 oz plastic jar