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Art Acrylic Retarder 150ml

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Slow the drying time for your acrylic painting projects with the Art Acrylic Retarder.

Mix the retarder with acrylic colour thoroughly on a palette prior to application with a brush or knife. The addition of this retarder will slow the drying time of acrylic colour to allow you to blend details and create unique effects.

Increasing the proportion of retarder to colour will further slow the drying time but also make the finished colour more transparent.

  • 150ml
  • Slows the drying time
  • Increasing the proportion will make finished colour more transparent
  • Ideal for blending and layering highlights

Art Acrylic Retarder 150ml

Product code: 6061631000

Reviews (13)

4.5 Stars4.7 / 5
Art Acrylic Retarder 150ml is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 13.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Excellent Wish I'd bought this product earlier. I'm a novice acrylic painter so have struggled in the past to keep my paints from drying too quickly. This is perfect and extends my working time immeasurably.
Date published: 2019-08-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Value for Money Does exactly what it says. It slows down the drying time enabling me to paint without the paint drying too quickly. Will definatly purchase again.
Date published: 2019-03-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent product This does exactly what you want, it extends the useable time with your acrylic paints
Date published: 2019-03-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very impressed! I was really impressed with this. It thinned down the paint and made it much easier to work with. Very good for the price.
Date published: 2019-01-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Vibrant colour Fantastic for blending,as my paint was drying to quickly without it.
Date published: 2018-11-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Did exactly what it says on the tin!! Found this brilliant for slowing down the acrylic paint drying time which is too fast usually! It didn't slow it down too much though, you could still layer the paint.
Date published: 2018-10-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very good stuff Helpful when you want to have more time to use your paint before they dry up! A useful trick I use it for is to make the paint thinner and transparent, it will work very well if you're attempting to blend your colours to create different shades. The first bottle of this retarder I bought a couple of years ago is still working like it did when it was brand new, so it has a long shelf life. My recent purchase prior to this review is from the anticipation of running out! This retarder is so good, once you have used it, you won't ever wish to be without it again!
Date published: 2018-10-22
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great price Hobbycrafts' own acrylic retarder is inexpensive at £3 for 150ml and very effective. I'm using it on acrylics for plastic kits and it works a treat !
Date published: 2018-08-08
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Not entirely sure if this makes a difference. I bought this to add useability to my acrylic paints during the warm summer months. I used it as suggested, but to be honest, I'm not sure that it affected the drying time very much. Using too much caused a more transparent coverage with the paint, as listed on the bottle. I suppose it may be of some use to some wash effects. Might also provide some longer working times with heavier impasto work, the paintings I used it on were layered fairly thin.
Date published: 2018-06-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Useful and economical product Really useful product which allowed me to create subtle effects with a range of acrylic paints. Avoids unworkable dry areas and gives more time to build up beautiful textures.
Date published: 2018-02-27
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