Rheotech Acrylics offer a fantastic balance of value and quality for beginners and art students. The full palette of 33 vibrant colors provides teachers and students with the necessary tools for color theory and mixing.
Rheotech Acrylics have a creamy, workable consistency while maintaining the ability to hold texture. Rheotec mediums extend the uses and applications of Rheotec Acrylics even further.
Rheotech now offers a Matte Polymer Medium. This pourable, fluid medium imparts a lightly toothy, matte finish to the paint can be used to extend color, as a clear coat or transparent ground. Matte Polymer Medium also acts well as an adhesive and is the ideal transfer medium. It can be used to decrease the gloss of acrylic colors and mediums or to create matte glazes. Rheotech Matte Polymer medium will retain brush strokes and subtle textures.
Gloss and Matte
Rheotech Gel Mediums provide the artist with a thick, buttery acrylic medium ideal for extending color as well as creating impasto glazes and texture. Milky in the jar, Rheotech Gels will dry clear and are non-yellowing. These improved, superior quality gels have a creamy consistency and the capability of holding very detailed textures and peaks. They will mix beautifully with colors and can also be thinned with water for glazing or used as a clear, waterfast seal for sculpture. Their superior adhesive quality also makes them the ideal medium for collage, mixed media and craft applications such as decoupage. Rheotech Gel Mediums are available in gloss and matte formats.
This quality retarder will slow down the drying time of acrylic paints and mediums. It is a water-based product, which can be mixed with colors and mediums at up to 15% to allow for greater manipulation and color blending.
Rheotech Gloss Polymer Medium is a pourable, fluid medium used for extending color and increasing the flow of acrylic colors. It is the medium of choice for wet on wet blending and glazing. Mix with colors instead of water to increase transparency and maintain good adhesion, flexibility and film integrity. Gloss Polymer Medium makes an excellent adhesive for mixed media, collage work and craft applications. Rheotech Polymer Medium is water-resistant and non-yellowing and can also be used as a transparent ground or clear coat.
Rheotech’s economical acrylic Gesso can be used directly from the jar or thinned with up to 20% water to seal surfaces before painting. It produces a slightly porous ground, suitable for both acrylic and oil paints. Rheotech Gesso dries to a matte, white opaque finish with a slight tooth that can be sanded to provide a smoother surface. For creating light coloured grounds, Rheotech Gesso can be tinted with Rheotech Acrylic Colors. May require stirring.