GOLDEN Mediums & Additives provide infinite control with acrylic colors. Mediums control transparency, viscosity and surface sheen, while additives control paint’s working properties.
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Gloss Medium [formerly Polymer Medium (Gloss)] is useful for creating glazes, extending colors, enhancing gloss and translucency. It has an oil-like feel and resinous nature that promotes flow and leveling. It is the best product for blocking Support Induced Discoloration (SID). (Item # 3510)
Fluid Matte Medium is useful for extending colors, decreasing gloss and increasing film integrity. Particularly useful with GOLDEN Fluid Acrylics to decrease gloss while maintaining consistency. (Item # 3520)
Matte Medium is a pourable medium useful for extending color, decreasing gloss and increasing film integrity. It is also used as a nearly clear ground on canvas instead of gesso. (Item # 3530)
Super Matte [formerly Super Loaded Matte Medium] is useful for reducing gloss. The high level of matting agents lower the sheen of other products with minimal addition to preserve color and consistency. Best when mixed with with acrylic paints or mediums. (Item # 3531)
Color Pouring Medium Gloss & Matte are leveling, low crazing extenders for pouring acrylic colors. Create beautiful, glossy pours with Color Pouring Medium Gloss or use Color Pouring Medium Matte for pours with a velvety matte surface. (Item# 3501- Gloss, 3502 Matte)
Read Golden's comprehensive article on the Techniques of Pouring Acrylics.
Airbrush Medium modifies GOLDEN Fluid Acrylics for spray application by reducing clogging and tip buildup during spraying. Recommended for spraying on garments, Airbrush Medium may also be used to thin other products for spraying such as Iridescent/Interference Acrylics and Gesso. NOTE: Airbrush Medium is NOT designed to mix with High Flow Acrylics (Use High Flow Medium). (Item # 3535)
For more information on GOLDEN Airbrush Medium, see the Airbrush Medium Product Information & Application Sheet.
High Flow Medium
High Flow Medium [formerly Airbrush Transparent Extender] increases the transparency and film hardness of High Flow Acrylics. May be mixed in any ratio desired, for precise control of transparency.
(Item # 3537) For more information about GOLDEN High Flow Medium, see the Product Information & Application Page.
Silkscreen Medium is a waterborne system designed for use with GOLDEN Acrylic Colors. It increases the working time and retards drying in the screen. NOTE: Silkscreen Medium is NOT designed for clothing application. (Item # 3690) For more information on GOLDEN Silkscreen Medium, see the Silkscreen Medium Product Information & Application Sheet.