Image of Edessa
2018, acrylic primer, acrylic, wooden plate, 200 x 100 cm
Acrylic paint - its binder is polyacrylic resins, in which pigment particles are suspended. Used in printing, construction, painting. In artistic applications they can be applied thickly like oil paints or in thinly transparent layers. They do not have such a wide range of colours as oil or tempera paints. Apart from the pigment, they can also contain Arabic gum and other substances changing viscosity and drying speed.