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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. Providing a shimmering pearlescence, Galeria Iridescent Medium has been designed for use on a variety of 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 Iridescent Medium?
Developed for use on a variety of surfaces, Galeria Iridescent Medium can be mixed with acrylic colour to create a pearlescent effect, or applied over dry colour for a unique illusion of light interference.
How do I use Winsor & Newton Galeria Iridescent Medium?
Versatile and equally suitable for use by artists and crafters, optimum results are obtained when Galeria Iridescent Medium is mixed with transparent colour, and then applied over a dark underlayer.
The following video shows How To Use Iridescent Medium To Create A Shimmer Effect
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.