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Winsor & Newton Galeria Glass Bead Texture Gel (250ml)


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  • Designed for use with acrylic paints
  • Shiny, granular texture
  • Create dazzling effects
  • 250ml pot
  • Flip-top lid

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Video: Winsor & Newton Galeria Mediums

Winsor & Newton Galeria is a collection of mediums designed to enhance the creations of artists working with acrylic paint. Small, spherical glass beads are suspended in a thick, clear acrylic gel to create Galeria Glass Beads Texture Gel. Dazzling effects can be created by mixing with transparent colour, mirroring the radiant qualities of precious jewels.

What is a Medium?

Any liquid which changes the consistency of the paint it is mixed with may be classed as a medium. Winsor & Newton Galeria Acrylic Mediums are designed specifically for use with acrylic paints, and range from thin glaze to thick impasto mediums, with a variety of choices in between.

Why use a Medium?

By changing the properties of paint, a medium extends the possibilities of how an artist works with the colour, and affords a plethora of exciting techniques and effects.

Winsor & Newton Mediums Finder provides an easy, interactive method of choosing the correct medium, for the artist to achieve the desired effect.

Why choose Winsor & Newton Galeria Glass Beads Texture Gel?

 All Winsor & Newton Galeria Mediums are fully intermixable, and can be layered or mixed on the palette, allowing the artist to fully explore both the textural and visual properties of Acrylic Colour. The shimmering, reflective properties of the small, glass spheres in Galeria Glass Beads Texture Gel ensure this medium is ideal for creating effects such as air bubbles in water. Drying to a clear, sparkling finish, Galeria Glass Beads Texture Gel may be used alone for colourless results, added to colour, or applied directly to canvas, and overpainted when dry.

How do I use Winsor & Newton Galeria Glass Beads Texture Gel?

Galeria Glass Beads Texture Gel can be applied with a brush or a knife, in the same manner as other texture mediums. The following videos further explain how to use texture mediums:

3 Tips For Using Acrylic Texture Mediums

Creating Texture With Modelling Paste

Can you explain some of the terms used when painting with Acrylic Mediums?

Click here for a glossary of Acrylic painting terms, including the different types of medium.

Who are Winsor & Newton?

In 1832, William Winsor and Henry Newton introduced the first moist water colours to the world. Today, Winsor and Newton remain the premier choice for artists, offering a wide variety of fine art supplies including: oil, water colour, acrylic and alkyd paints, pastels, artists' brushes, canvases, papers and portfolios.

Reviews (5)

Easy to use
Nice product.
Excellent material. Good value too
This is a new medium for me, so I am excited to work with this. Very pleased by the generous size.
I just love the sparkle the beads in this product gives to my work. Beautiful.