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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, such as Winsor & Newton’s Galeria Acrylic Colour range. Drying to a tough, durable finish, Galeria Heavy Carvable Modelling Paste is ideal for creating depth and structuring multiple layers, which can be carved or sanded on rigid or flexible surfaces.
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 Modelling Paste?
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. Highly versatile, Galeria Heavy Carvable Modelling Paste may be added to colour* or, for a stronger effect, applied directly to canvas, and overpainted when dry. A dense, viscous medium, Winsor & Newton Galeria Heavy Carvable Modelling Paste has been formulated to have the least effect on colour change upon drying.
*It should be noted that colour will become lighter and chalkier in appearance, whilst the resulting paste will have reduced body.
How do I use Winsor & Newton Galeria Heavy Carvable Modelling Paste?
The following videos show some techniques on how to use Galeria Heavy Carvable Modelling Paste, and the effects that can be created:
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.