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Amylee's Top 19 Student Acrylics

Amylee’s Top 19 Student Acrylics

Amylee’s Top 19 Student Acrylics

Top 19 Student Acrylic Colours

Do not panic! I’ve checked the most popular Student Acrylic Paints for you.

Amylee's Top 19 Student Acrylics

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They are particularly suitable for beginner artists, students, schools, hobby artists or for leisure painting and decorating. They have good pigmentation (lower pigment load than Artist Grade) and perfectly adhere to surfaces which are clean, dry and for all fat-free surfaces.

Acrylic paints are water-based and contain no solvents or unpleasant odors. Water-soluble, mixable meaning infinite shades can be created. Colours are also opaque, semi-opaque or transparent depending on the pigment used.

They are mixable and then dry to a waterproof, hard elastic film. These colours offer good resistance to light and to ageing too.

A student-quality acrylic paint is often useful for frescoes or large areas. Often presented in large packs: pots, jars, bottles but also tubes. Excellent value for money, all colours within the range are usually the same price.Amylee's Top 19 Student Acrylics

1. System 3 Original

  • Range Name: System 3 Original
  • Brand: DALER ROWNEY
  • Colours: 60
  • Medium viscosity, perfect for painting large areas or murals, dries quickly. Also ideal for beginners. Furthermore, they offer a satin finish drying.
  • Available at GreatArt!

2. Graduate

Amylee's Top 19 Student Acrylics

  • Range Name: Acrylic Graduate
  • Brand: DALER ROWNEY
  • Colours: 48
  • Also ideal for beginners, dries quickly. Furthermore, they offer a satin finish drying.
  • Available at GreatArt!

3. System 3 Heavy Body

Amylee's Top 19 Student Acrylics

  • Range Name: System 3 heavy body
  • Brand: DALER ROWNEY
  • Colours: 34
  • Heavy body, thick and smooth with a consistency similar to oil paint. These paints are particularly suitable for work with palette knives, spatulas and brushes too. Also perfect for impasto and they can even capture fine brush marks. Furthermore, they offer a bright finish after drying.
  • Available at GreatArt!

4. Studio Acryl

Amylee's Top 19 Student Acrylics

  • Range Name: Studio Acryl
  • Brand: GERSTAECKER
  • Colours: 32
  • Medium consistency, good covering power, brilliance and lightfastness, and dry to a waterproof finish. 6 colours for bronze and metallic effects. Furthermore, they offer a satin finish after drying.
  • Available at GreatArt!

5. Solo Goya – Triton

Amylee's Top 19 Student Acrylics

  • Range Name: Solo Goya – Triton
  • Brand: GERSTAECKER
  • Colours: 50
  • Pleasant colours to work with quick drying, especially suitable for painting larger areas. Popular choice for at therapy classes, schools and workshops. Furthermore, they offer a matt finish after drying.
  • Available at GreatArt!

6. Solo Goya – Triton S

Amylee's Top 19 Student Acrylics

  • Range Name: Solo Goya – Triton S
  • Brand: GERSTAECKER
  • Colours: 18
  • Perfect for mixed media, quick drying with glossy effect (S = Shiny). Popular choice for at therapy classes, schools and workshops. Furthermore, they offer a bright finish after drying.
  • Available at GreatArt!

7. I Love Art

Amylee's Top 19 Student Acrylics

  • Range Name: I Love Art
  • Brand: GERSTAECKER
  • Colours: 24
  • Generous and creamy consistency, suitable for many painting techniques (wash or impasto). It retains the imprint of the brush in thick applications. Furthermore, they offer a satin finish after drying.
  • Available at GreatArt!

8. Aquatec Studio

Amylee's Top 19 Student Acrylics

  • Range Name: Aquatec Studio
  • Brand: JAX ARTCOMPANY
  • Colours: 30
  • Creamy consistency, medium viscosity, suitable for thin applications and impasto. Furthermore, they offer a bright satin finish after drying.
  • Available at GreatArt!

9. Studio Original

Amylee's Top 19 Student Acrylics

  • Range Name: Studio Original
  • Brand: LASCAUX
  • Colours: 54
  • Thick consistency, creamy, high viscosity, very homogenous.Also ideal for monochrome and large areas. All techniques. Furthermore, they offer a regular satin matt finish after drying.
  • Available at GreatArt!

10. Flashe

Amylee's Top 19 Student Acrylics

  • Range Name: Flashe
  • Brand: LEFRANC & BOURGEOIS
  • Colours: 84
  • Very opaque vinyl colour, smooth and creamy, suitable for many painting techniques. Because of their special characteristic, slightly translucent binder can be formed over the paint, mix the pot before use. Furthermore, they offer a matt finish after drying.
  • Available at GreatArt!

11. Louvre

Amylee's Top 19 Student Acrylics

  • Range Name: Louvre
  • Brand: LEFRANC & BOURGEOIS
  • Colours: 43
  • Also ideal to begin the wash and impasto techniques and for use in schools or art therapy groups. Most popular students’ quality for working on large areas. Furthermore, they offer a satin finish after drying.
  • Available at GreatArt!

12. Basics

Amylee's Top 19 Student Acrylics

  • Range Name: Basics
  • Brand: LIQUITEX
  • Colours: 48
  • Thick consistency similar to Liquitex Artist’s acrylics. Also ideal for wash and impasto techniques. Furthermore, they offer a satin matt finish after drying.
  • Also available at GreatArt!

13. Belton

Amylee's Top 19 Student Acrylics

  • Range Name: Belton
  • Brand: MOLOTOW
  • Colours: 251
  • Spray paint that does not run and dries very quickly. It adapts to all media both inside and outside, it resists sun and weather damage. Furthermore, they offer a slightly satin finish after drying.
  • Also available at GreatArt!

14. Studio Acrylics

Amylee's Top 19 Student Acrylics

  • Range Name: Studio acrylics
  • Brand: PEBEO
  • Colours: 67
  • Highly viscous, thick consistency, suitable for impasto (brush or palette knife). Furthermore, they offer a satin matt finish after drying.
  • Also available at GreatArt!

15. Amsterdam Standard

Amylee's Top 19 Student Acrylics

  • Range Name: Amsterdam Standard
  • Brand: ROYAL TALENS
  • Colours: 80
  • Soft and creamy paint, consistency slightly thin, also ideal for transparent techniques and outdoor murals. Extensive colour range. Furthermore, they offer a satin finish after drying.
  • Also available at GreatArt!

16. Akademie Acryl Color

Amylee's Top 19 Student Acrylics

  • Range Name: Akademie Acryl Color
  • Brand: SCHMINCKE
  • Colours: 60
  • Perfect for outdoor work and excellent strength, allowing for smooth and flexible application. It is possible to leave the opened bottle for a while without the paint becoming impaired. Furthermore, they offer a bright finish with fast-drying.
  • Also available at GreatArt!

17. Abstract

Amylee's Top 19 Student Acrylics

  • Range Name: Abstract
  • Brand: SENNELIER
  • Colours: 60
  • Heavy bodied and smooth creamy consistency, suitable for many painting techniques, perfect for impasto (brush or palette knife). Anti-waste eco packaging. Furthermore, they offer a satin finish after drying but some of the colours are available in a high gloss variation.
  • Also available at GreatArt!

18. Studio

Amylee's Top 19 Student Acrylics

  • Range Name: Acrylic Studio
  • Brand: VALLEJO
  • Colours: 62
  • Heavy body, thick and soft paint, high viscosity. The range is designed to provide colours in large sizes. Furthermore, they offer a slightly satin matt finish after drying.
  • Also available at GreatArt!

19. Galeria

Amylee's Top 19 Student Acrylics

  • Range Name: Galeria
  • Brand: WINSOR & NEWTON
  • Colours: 60
  • Soft and creamy paint, suitable for many painting techniques and can even capture brush marks. Provides uniform satin finish after drying.
  • Also available at GreatArt!

 Enjoy painting !


Information for this article was provided by professional fine artist, Amylee Paris. You can visit her colourful portfolio or follow her on Facebook and Instagram

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