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Golden Silverpoint Drawing Ground is a liquid acrylic used for the preparation of supports for drawing media. The ground is designed for the achievement of fine detailed lines on a permanent, lightfast, flexible ground.
Silverpoint Drawing Ground is ideal for use with metal styli or other drawing tools. It is formulated with 100% acrylic polymer emulsion, a low viscosity fluid that contains high levels of titanium dioxide and prepares surfaces to readily accept marks from a metal stylus.
Silverpoint Drawing Ground is designed for thin applications only. When applied too thickly the film may crack upon curing. A single thin coat is typically sufficient. It can be applied via brush or spray onto paper, primed canvas, wood or any surface that will accept a water-based coating. The most common substrate for metal point drawing is heavyweight hot pressed watercolour paper.
Please note: Because lower weight papers are susceptible to buckling from the moisture in the Silverpoint Drawing Ground, some artists may find that taping the edges down helps to prevent extensive warping.
About Golden Mediums
Golden offer the widest range of mediums for acrylic painting. Their range includes gels, additives and effect pastes, which allows you to choose whatever qualities you desire for your acrylic painting: luminous glazes, gritty opaque structures, string effects, glassy areas or variable drying times. This expansive range gives rise to inspiring possibilities that allow you to do very unusual things. Whatever your needs, our Golden range has you covered.
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