Palette

Paint

Choosing A Painting Medium

There are many types of paint to work with: acrylics, slow drying acrylics, watercolour, gouache, tempera, oil, watersoluble oil, oil stick, encaustic and spray paint. Each type of paint has it's own characteristics and advantages. Many artists work in mixed media using multiple painting and drawing mediums.

ACRYLIC

-Fast drying 

-Clean up with soap & water

-Water resistant finish

-Great for Mixed Media & experimenting with Texture.

Gouache Paint

GOUACHE

-Clean up with soap & water

-Traditional Gouache is Watersoluble / Acryla Gouache is Water resistant

-Great for Mixed Media & works on paper

-Opaque Matte Velvety finish

Oils

OIL

-Slowdrying

-Intensely pigmented

-Solvent Free options available

OIL STICKS

-Dries like Oil Paint

-Can be varnished

-Can be thinned with oil or solvent

Spray Paint

SPRAY PAINT

-Use in well ventilated space (respirator recommended)

-Montana Gold compatible with Acrylic Paint

-Great for large projects

Tempera Paint

TEMPERA

-Great for Classroom and younger kids

-Clean up with soap & water

-Great for paper projects

WATERCOLOUR

-Watersoluble

-Works on paper 

-Transparent colours