Paint Mediums

Clear Topcoat Sealer

Clear Topcoat Sealer is a soya oil based, non-yellowing alkyd, penetrating sealer. Clear Topcoat Sealer has a creamy color due to the natural soy base, but dries to a clear finish. Clear Topcoat Sealer is sandable, exterior grade, and formulated for clarity with a matte sheen. Once fully cured, Clear Topcoat Sealer is water-resistant. Clear Topcoat sealer is ideal for almost all paint colors and stains, except bright/pure white paints with little or no pigment. We recommend sealing pure and bright white painted finishes with Clear Finish by Artisan Enhancements®.

Clear Finish

Clear Finish is an all natural, water based, non-yellowing varnish. Clear Finish is a thin translucent sealer that dries brilliantly clear. Clear Finish is formulated for ultimate clarity with a satin to glossy finish. Once fully cured, Clear Finish is water-resistant. Clear Finish is our recommended sealer for all pure and bright white painted finishes.

Crackle Tex

Crackle Tex is a thick medium that allows water based paints or plasters to create "chunky", chipped crackled effects. Crackle Tex reproduces the sophisticated, aged, antiqued look of weathered paint and/or plaster.

Easy Crackle

Easy Crackle is a thin medium that allows water based paints or plasters to create fine subtle, classic chipped/crackled effects. Easy Crackle the sophisticated, aged, antiqued look of weathered paint and/or plaster.

Pearl Plaster

Pearl Plaster creates an opulent and luxurious pearlescent finish which adheres to almost any properly prepared surface. Once set and dry, the finish will resemble the look of velvet with a shimmering vibrancy.

Fine Stone

Fine Stone is a coating that will adhere to almost any properly prepared surface. Fine Stone by Artisan Enhancements ® is an exterior grade, tintable plaster with added aggregate to create "beach sand" textures once dried. The versatility of Fine Stone allows the user to create stone and concrete-like finishes on an array of surfaces.

VP Antico

VP Antico is favored by decorative artists, faux finishers, and professional painters. VP Antico is a synthetic polishing plaster used to create various plaster looks, including "Venetian Plaster" finishes. Once set and dry, VP Antico creates a smooth honed finish.

Scumble

Scumble is a translucent, tintable “glaze like” medium with an extended open time. Scumble is formulated to be mixed with tint (such as Mixol colorants), chalk type or clay/mineral paints. Scumble can be used like a traditional glaze medium.

Transfer Gel

Transfer Gel is a translucent, fibrous gel medium used to transfer commercially or laser printed materials. Images can be transferred to surfaces properly base coated with paint or sealed. Transfer Gel can also be used as a quality, long lasting, decoupage adhesive and sealer.

Leaf & Foil

Leaf & Foil Size is a medium with a long open and tack time (almost indefinitely) to be used for all metallic gilding foils and leafing projects. Once applied Leaf & Foil Size provides a flawless tacky surface for the application of metallic leafing and foils.