Fluid Mediums

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GOLDEN Mediums & Additives provide infinite control with acrylic colors. Mediums control transparency, viscosity and surface sheen, while additives control paint’s working properties. 

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Polymer Medium (Gloss) is an acrylic liquid medium useful for creating glazes, extending colors, enhancing gloss and translucency and increasing film integrity. It has an oil-like feel and resinous nature that promotes flow and leveling.  (Item # 3510

Fluid Matte Medium is useful for extending colors, decreasing gloss and increasing film integrity. Particularly useful with GOLDEN Fluid Acrylics to decrease gloss while maintaining consistency.  (Item # 3520)

Matte Medium is a pourable medium useful for extending color, decreasing gloss and increasing film integrity. It is also used as a nearly clear ground on canvas instead of gesso.  (Item # 3530)

Super Loaded Matte Medium is useful for reducing gloss. The high level of matting agents lower the sheen of other products with minimal addition to preserve color and consistency. Best when applied with acrylic paints or mediums.  (Item # 3531)

For more information on GOLDEN Matte Mediums, see the Product Information & Application Sheet.

Airbrush Medium modifies GOLDEN Fluid Acrylics for spray application by reducing clog­ging and tip buildup during spraying. Recommended for spraying on garments, Airbrush Medium may also be used to thin other prod­ucts for spraying  such as Iridescent/Interference Acrylics and Gesso. NOTE: Airbrush Medium is NOT designed to mix with High Flow Acrylics (Use Airbrush Transparent Extender).   (Item # 3535)
For more information on GOLDEN Airbrush Medium, see the Airbrush Medium Product Information & Application Sheet.


Airbrush Transparent Extender in­creases the transparency and film hardness of High Flow Acrylics. May be mixed in any ratio desired, for precise control of transparency.   (Item # 3537For more information on GOLDEN Airbrush Medium, see the Airbrush Medium Product Information & Application Sheet.

Silkscreen Medium is a waterborne system de­signed for use with GOLDEN Acrylic Colors. It increases the working time and retards drying in the screen. NOTE: Silkscreen Medium is NOT designed for clothing application.  (Item # 3690)  For more information on GOLDEN Silkscreen Medium, see the Silkscreen Medium Product Information & Application Sheet.