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Crafter's Acrylic

CRAFTER'S ACRYLIC®

VALUE-PRICED
ACRYLIC PAINT

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Crafter's Acrylic®

Paint simple crafts and basecoat projects inexpensively with Crafter's Acrylic paints, available in 115 colors. This low-cost options is designed to brush out smoothly and evenly, covering in one or two coats. Crafter's Acrylic is versatile and can be used in general arts and crafts, stenciling, ceramics, school projects, home decorating, and decorative painting. It comes in a matte and gloss finish as well as a selection of metallics and neons.

  • Intermixable colors
  • Permanent, lightfast pigments
  • Soap and water clean-up
  • Water-based and non-toxic
  • Made in the USA
Hand-Painted Wood Doll Family

Colors Available

Crafter's Acrylic comes in a range of vibrant colors that offer excellent coverage in just one or two coats.

White
White
Light Antique White
Light Antique White
Antique White
Antique White
Oatmeal
Oatmeal
Tan
Tan
Soft Suede
Soft Suede
Country Maple
Country Maple
Golden Brown
Golden Brown
Burnt Sienna
Burnt Sienna
Cinnamon Brown
Cinnamon Brown
Cafe Mocha
Cafe Mocha
Raw Umber
Raw Umber
Burnt Umber
Burnt Umber
Morning Fog
Morning Fog
Smoke
Smoke
Amish Grey
Amish Grey
Storm Cloud Grey
Storm Cloud Grey
Slate
Slate
Black
Black

NEON COLORS

Fluorescent acrylic paints made with bright, concentrated neon colors. Layer on top of corresponding Crafter's Acrylic colors to make them pop even more.

Pink Neon
Pink Neon
Orange Neon
Orange Neon
Red Neon
Red Neon
Yellow Neon
Yellow Neon
Green Neon
Green Neon
Blue Neon
Blue Neon

METALLIC COLORS

Metallic paint made to add some shine to indoor home decor pieces.

Silver Morning
Silver Morning
Spun Gold
Spun Gold
Yellow Gold
Yellow Gold
Sparkling Champagne
Sparkling Champagne
Iced Espresso
Iced Espresso
White Pearl
White Pearl
Red
Red
Blue
Blue

MEDIUMS

Create a washable, permanent paint for fabric by mixing Fabric Medium in equal parts with acrylics. It improves the bond to the fabric and helps prevent cracking, peeling, and fading.

Fabric Medium
Fabric Medium

How to Use Crafter's Acrylic

Shake well before using. Apply one well-brushed coat using a soft brush or sponge brush. Apply multiple coats when using more transparent colors. Allow to dry thoroughly before applying additional coats or varnishes.

Tips for Crafter's Acrylic

Squirt a small amount out of the bottle at a time since acrylics dry so quickly.

Masking tape applied over already-dried acrylic paint will not damage the existing paint, thus making it easier to produce a hard or sharp edge.

Reusable glass or high-density plastic can be used as a palette, because acrylic paints will not cling to them, making clean-up easy.

Typically, the shelf life for most paints is 5-7 years. If kept in a closed container under stable living temperatures, shelf life can be indefinite. Here are a few guidelines to follow to determine if your Crafter's Acrylic paints are still good to use:

  • If your paints can be re-mixed by shaking or stirring, they are fine to use.
  • If the paints can't be successfully shaken or stirred, they should be discarded and replaced.
  • If there are small pieces of dried matter in the paint, you can create a filter by unscrewing the paint cap, placing a small piece of nylon stocking or similar fine-weave, thin fabric over the opening, then putting the cap back on. When you squeeze out the paint, dried matter will stay inside the bottle, and only smooth paint will flow out.
  • If there are "strings" in the paint, it is best to discard and replace it.

Dry time can depend on temperature, humidity, thickness of application, etc. Crafter's Acrylic normally dries to the touch within 15 minutes or less.

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