Utrecht Matte Medium & Varnish

MP Code #MP-02029-004   
$11.50 - $93.00
$4.93 - $41.19

Use to decrease the surface sheen in your acrylic paintings. You can also use this medium bodied matte acrylic emulsion as an extender, adhesive and transfer medium. Dries to clear matte finish.

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A medium bodied matte acrylic emulsion used to decrease surface sheen when mixed with acrylic paints. Liberal amounts will decrease the transparency of acrylics.

This Matte Medium can be used as an extender, adhesive and transfer medium. Dries to a clear matte finish.

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  • Just the best

    Reviewed on 6/24/2013

    As reviewed by zann

    Experience: PROFESSIONAL

    I use Artist's Acrylic Matte Medium as an adhesive, to attach collage pieces to a base sheet. Utrecht brand is strong enough to hold my heaviest papers together - no other brand works as well. I am happiest with the surface that results when I apply the medium to both sides of the paper I am attaching, scrape off the excess, and sponge off the excess from that. I haven't seen significant fading in pieces that have been hanging for several years, so I think the medium provides some protection, as well.

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  • Utrech matte medium is greta for collage

    Reviewed on 10/11/2012

    As reviewed by Lori

    Experience: PROFESSIONAL

    I've been using Utrecht's matte medium for many years for my collage projects. I add a little bit of water to make it easier to use. It's perfect for gluing decorative art papers like rice paper, lokta, banana leaf, mango leaf, etc. I use heavier glues for thicker papers, but for thinner papers, this stuff is awesome! I've tried other brands and gel mediums, but I always come back to this. Great product!

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  • Utrecht Matte Medium Gallon

    Reviewed on 6/11/2012

    As reviewed by Marie Kazalia

    Experience: PROFESSIONAL

    The Utrecht gallon bucket arrived with the lid heavily taped to prevent accidental opening in transit. I appreciate that! The Utrecht matte medium is describe on their site as *medium bodied*, but I found their acrylic matte medium to be thick. Just right, but thick. Much thicker than other brands. Superb quality. Also, I researched online and the Utrecht gallon of matte medium was significantly lower in price than other suppliers of other brands of matte medium.

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