Liquitex Professional Acrylic Gouache Paints are an acrylic paint with opaque and semi-opaque matt characteristics. The special formula has a very high concentration of pure, ultra-fine pigments resulting in saturated colour.
Gouache is traditionally the paint of choice for matte results. Liquitex Professional Acrylic Gouache formula gives you solid matte colour without reflecting light or showing visible brush strokes. Liquitex Professional Acrylic Gouache Paints is perfect for scanning and mixing with digital media - making it ideal for illustration and design work.
Due to the high level of pigment, most gouaches can crack when drying, yet Liquitex Professional Acrylic Gouache Paints have been designed to bring flexibility to the paint film offering a lasting, crack-free finish when dry without compromising on colour. The result gives you the best possible combination of opacity versus flexibility, with minimum show-through. The range is a combination of both opaque and semi-opaque colours.
Liquitex Professional Acrylic Gouache Paints have a water-resistant and permanent finish when dry and gives you a creamy, fluid texture with no visible brushes strokes, straight from the bottle. Even without water, you get true to life and vibrant colours. You can also be assured that when you apply Liquitex Professional Acrylic Gouache Paint there is no drag and flows onto the surface even without water. This is makes it ideal for applying to both large areas or fine detail.
The ultra-fine high quality pigments used in Professional Acrylic Gouache have also passed extensive tests for lightfastness. Only pigments rated ASTM I or II* (Rated according to the American Society for Testing & Materials) have been used so you can be assured that your artwork will stay vibrant and will be archival for at least 50 years in gallery conditions (No colour shifting or fading).*Some pigments, such as fluorescents, are not rated.