Fast drying, brilliant colour which can be modified to suit the piece you're working on. By adding gels, pastes and mediums you have the freedom to enhance the texture of the paint and alter its consistency. Apply with a huge array of tools, from brushes to palette knives to airbrush to pens. Equipment washes off with soap and water.
Acrylics have been formulated to possess a wide range of properties. From heavy body to spray paints, acrylic inks and gouache to screenprint inks; their genius lies in their ingredients: pure pigment and state of the art acrylic resin.At Jackson’s the world’s best paints are available individually or as part of great value acrylic paint sets. Browse this department for Golden, Cryla, Liquitex, Acrylicos Vallejo and our own Jackson’s Acrylics.
What can I paint on? Acrylics can be painted on to any surface - wood, canvas, paper or metal. Our surfaces department presents a multitude of artist grade substrates. They’ll compliment your painting and make the results last for years to come. Acrylic gesso and primer offer the best surface preparation for your painting.
Mediums, gels and pastes give you even more flexibility. Add these to your paints to speed drying times, slow drying times, thicken your paint, thin the paint down or add texture. Or how about making your paint more matt or gloss? Experiment with your acrylic painting techniques and expand your knowledge of what you can do with acrylics. The very best art materials will help turn your acrylic paint ideas into an exciting reality. We hope you’ll enjoy discovering the true potential of this dynamic, exciting medium.
What are the best acrylic painting brushes? At Jackson’s we sell brushes from the leading makers including Da Vinci, Isabey, Escoda and our own Jackson’s brushes. Brushes for acrylic painting should keep their shape and have good spring for years, so long as they are cared for and washed regularly. Tools such as palette knives can also offer exciting new ways to apply paint.