Acrylics are the fist colours since oils that are sufficiently flexible to be used on canvas. Cryla Artists Heavy Body colours are designed to retain the intended stroke when applied with a knife or brush, so they are ideal for highly textured impasto painting techniques and readily mix with many mediums to create various effects.Painting with acrylics over oils is not recommended , but oil over acrylic is considered good and safe practice.
Acrylics can be painted on many surfaces which should be oil and grease free and preferably treated with specially formulated acrylic primers or gel mediums. Drying time is approximately 5 minutes for a simple brush stroke at room temperature which enables over painting and is a great advantage to those who work quickly. Manufacturer: Daler Rowney Colour samples should be used as a guide only, due to the differences in computer monitor displays.