Navigation

Archive | Acrylics

Golden Matte Medium over Golden Black Gesso, Raw Canvas, and Golden Gesso

Technical Forum Q&A

At Golden Artist Colors we want to know what artists are doing and dreaming of trying with our products; and we want to be responsive to inquiries about the technical characteristics of the product. Our commitment is to offer qualified expertise via artists and paint systems specialists who are familiar with the chemical properties of […]

Continue Reading 0
jp8a1-1

GOLDEN Custom Labs

Golden Artists Colors Custom Lab is the only facility of its kind dedicated to designing products to desired specifications for individual artists. The ability to make products to meet artists’ criteria has been a central concern of the Company since its inception. In fact, this was the model that Leonard Bocour and Sam Golden followed […]

Continue Reading 0
GOL-DEN_Blk50px

Dynamic Partners

In the Art Materials Industry, Steve Steinberg of New York Central, in Manhattan and Gil McMillon of Accent Art, in Palo Alto, CA, have been among the most influential champions in the development of custom materials for artists. Their strong relationships with artists and passion for art materials have accounted for many of Golden Artist […]

Continue Reading 0
jp8a2-2

GOLDEN Acrylic Glazing Liquid

GOLDEN Acrylic Glazing Liquid is a 100% acrylic polymer emulsion-based painting medium. Many artists who desire longer working time have enjoyed the benefits of this product. This simple blend of acrylic polymers, water, and retarder is complemented with a perfect combination of leveling and an ability to show brush texture. Acrylic Glazing Liquid allows for […]

Continue Reading 0
GOL-DEN_Blk50px

What’s New!

Panspectra™ Colors are the result of innovative new technology for creating pigments that change color when viewed at different angles. These unique pigments yield bright, metallic finishes that exhibit incredible color shift, covering nearly the entire spectrum of visible light. These pigments are completely different from traditional organic or inorganic pigments. Call for a free […]

Continue Reading 0
JP7A1-3

Just Make Paint

It may seem peculiar for GOLDEN, a manufacturer of acrylic paint products for artists, to feature a Do-It-Yourself Paint (DIY) segment in the JUST PAINT newsletter. However, it makes sense. Our Technical Department frequently receives calls from artists looking for tips for either making or modifying their existing paint. To assist those people, this issue […]

Continue Reading 0
jp6a3-1

Some Historical Pigments and their Replacements

Alizarin Crimson (PR 83:1, ASTM III) Alizarin Crimson was created in 1868 by the German chemists, Grabe and Lieberman, as a more lightfast substitute to Genuine Rose Madder.  This was accomplished by isolating part of the madder root colorant, 1,2 dihydroxyanthraquinone (Alizarin), from the more fugitive 1,2,4 trihydrozyanthraquinone (Purpurin).  This is historically significant as it represents […]

Continue Reading 0

Historical Color Matches: Historically Significant Colors Recreated with GOLDEN Acrylics

Below are mixing ratios for historically important colors and some recently discontinued GOLDEN colors. We have tried to duplicate each hue as closely as possible, however, pigments often have unique attributes which make exact color matching impossible. When using this guide bear in mind which characteristics are important for your application, such as chroma, opacity/translucency, […]

Continue Reading 0

Made by Golden Artist Colors, Inc.

css.php