Tag: Paint

Gesso

  Description/Application Gesso is used to prepare canvas for painting. It is very similar to white acrylic paint, only thinner. It dries hard, making the surface more stiff....
By Carolyn Shafer
In Foundation, Painting

Tempera (Poster) Paint

  Description/Application Often referred to as poster paint, tempera paint, which has no connection to traditional egg tempera, is a colorful, inexpensive and quick drying paint medium that...
By Katherine Story
In Art and Design Education, Foundation, Illustration, Painting

Casein Paint

  Description/Application Casein paint is derived from milk protein, and is desired for its fast drying time and solubility in water, making it comparable to a watercolor effect....
By Carolyn Shafer
In Illustration, Painting

Alkyd Paint

  Description/Application Alkyd paint is a fast drying alternative to oil paints that provides non-yellowing optimum color retention. 1 Resources Alkyd is a polyester modified by the addition...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Painting

Watercolor

  Description/Application Watercolor is a pigment with a binder. It comes in dry palettes, tubes with paste, or colored pencils, that when mixed with water, can be used...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Communications Design, Foundation, Painting, Research

Spray Paint

    Description Spray paint is an aerosol paint used for quick applications of paint or spot touch ups. It is available as solvent, oil, latex, or water-based...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Architecture, Communications Design, Foundation, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Research, Sculpture

Oil Paint

  Description/Application A slow-drying paint that can be applied on wood, paper, or canvas. 1 Resources Oil paint is made of a pigment and a binder (linseed oil). Pigments...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Foundation, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Painting, Research, Sculpture

Gouache

  Description/Application Gouache is an opaque watercolor painting medium that allows the painter to work from dark to light instead of light to dark as with traditional watercolor...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Communications Design, Drawing, Fashion, Foundation, Painting, Research

Airbrush Colors

  Description/Application Createx brand Airbrush Colors are paints with a watery consistency, intended for application with an airbrush or spray gun. Standard airbrush colors can be used on...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Communications Design, Fashion, Industrial Design, Painting, Research, Sculpture

Acrylic Paint

  Description/Application Acrylic paint is a water based, fast-drying paint. It is versatile in its consistency since it can be diluted and applied like watercolor, or in thick...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Architecture, Art and Design Education, Communications Design, Foundation, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Painting, Research