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Introduce different types of paints

Oil paints, gouache, and acrylic paints are all different types of paints. Each of these paints has its unique properties ,and they are suitable for different applications. Here are the main differences between them,let us learn how to distinguish different paints:


Oil paints:

The raw material of oil paints are pigments and a drying oil, usually linseed oil. As we all know,we have used oil paints for centuries and have realized their versatility, durability, and rich, deep colors. They are not only slow-drying, but also require solvents like turpentine or mineral spirits for thinning and cleaning. Oil paints are ideal for artists who prefer a slow-drying medium because oil paints allow for blending and layering of colors.





Gouache is a type of watercolor paint that has a thicker consistency .So that it is more opaque than traditional watercolors. Here’s how it’s made: mix pigment with a binding agent like gum arabic and then add water to achieve the desired consistency. Gouache dries quickly and can be reactivated with water, this makes it easy to work with. It is ideal for artists who prefer a paint that is opaque and allows for fine detail work.



Acrylic paints:

Acrylic paints are water-based paints.We can mix pigment with an acrylic polymer emulsion to make acrylic paints. They dry quickly and are water-resistant when dry. They are ideal for use on a variety of surfaces, including canvas, paper, wood, and metal. Acrylic paints can blend with water.And, conveniently, we can clean it directly with soap and water.They are ideal for artists who prefer a paint that dries quickly and allows for layering of colors.



That’s the difference between these three different types of paints, and there are more paints, but let’s save that for next time.

Below are some of our popular brush products, of course, we support customization, feel free to contact  us

Luminescent and Quick-drying 120ml Fluoro Acrylic Paint

High Brightness Metallic Acrylic Paint

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