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GourdMaster Transparent Acrylics

Your Price : From $5.62 to $99.95

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Watch the Video Below to See a Fun Way to Apply Transparent Acrylics!

"I LOVE the transparent acrylics!! It's like having the advantage of both an ink dye and an acrylic paint in one. They can be wiped on and worked with like an ink dye or you can paint them on with a paint brush and they won't bleed. Fantastic product!!"  - Carrie Dearing

Save Big with the "Sampler Set" of Transparent Acrylics!
ALL 32 Colors in 1/4 ounce Bottles for Just $99.95! (Valued at $123.95!)


This set comes with the smaller, 1/4oz bottles, shown above right.

Pictured above, the GourdMaster™ Transparent Acrylics Sampler Set. This set comes with all 32 colors in 1/4 ounce bottles (comparison shown above, right). Plus, you'll also get the DVD free, "Using GourdMaster™ Transparent Acrylics!"

Take a Look at the New Transparent Acrylic Colors 10-Pack Below!

Concord Grape
Barn Red
Moss
Scarlet
Goldenrod
Butterscotch
Cinnamon
Ocean Blue
Bright Green
Terra Cotta

Pictured left is the New Colors 10-Pack.
These colors come in the new 1/2 ounce size bottles, but are only sold as a set. Individually sold bottles coming soon!

 Reg. $56.20, Just $49.95!

Pictured left, Southwestern lidded gourd pots by Claudia Herber. The designs are from both the Southwest Animal Motifs and Geometric Designs Stick 'n Burn Pack. Click here to purchase these art pieces!

Colors used on the left pot are Terra Cotta with a drop of Pure White for the background. The yellow parts are Butterscotch mixed with Pure White. The colors used on the right pot are sponged white Gourd Paint to make it look like old pottery. Birds and geometric designs were colored with Poppy and Pure Black.

Pictured left, gourd art by Christy Barajas using Goldenrod, Poppy, True Red, Cordovan Transparent Acrylics. Click here to see the full materials list for this project!

Pictured right, gourd art by Christy Barajas using Leaf and Canary Transparent Acrylics.

Both these art pieces were done on 'Standard Quality' People Gourds sitting on Gourd Ring Stands. (Click the link to get a FREE 10-Pack of Gourd Rings with People Gourd purchase!)

Gourd art by Christy Barajas. The Tulips are colored with Scarlet, Concord Grape, and Ocean Blue blended together. Moss and Bright Green were used for the stems.
Gourd art by Christy Barajas. The sunflower petals are colored with Goldenrod and Butterscotch. Cinnamon for the center. For the background, Scarlet and Concord Grape blended.

 

NEW Transparent Acrylics are now in the smaller 1/2 oz size bottle, which is the same size as the Ink Dye bottles! Pictured left is a comparison of the former 1oz Transparent Acrylic bottles (left) to the new 1/2oz bottles (right). The NEW white caps make them easy to distinguish from your Ink Dye bottles!

The NEW desgin of Transparent Acrylics come in a convenient 1/2 ounce bottle, so you can easily store them in your Bottle Caddy and Storage Case (shown below)! Plus they have white caps so you can visibly distinguish them from your Ink Dye bottles. (The entire Transparent Acrylic line has switched to these bottles and are now available to order!).

Pictured below is an example of how the former 1oz. bottles of Transparent Acrylics would not fit in the Storage Case (left). The new 1/2 ounce bottles now allow you to shut the lid of the Storage Case (right)! 

Pictured above, the old Transparent Acrylic bottles would not fit in the Storage Case (left).
The new 1/2 ounce bottles now allow you to shut the lid of the Storage Case (right)!

Transparent Acrylics vs. Ink Dyes

gourd pot with fall leaves by Christy Barajas, featuring Transparent Acrylics as the coloring agent.GourdMaster™ Transparent Acrylics have the same, beautiful semi-transparent quality as GourdMaster™ Ink Dyes, but because they are made using pigment rather than dye as the main carrier of color, they appear more bold and vibrant.

Unlike a dye, the pigments act to "block" some of the background color of the gourd, making the pigment colors stand out more.

(Pictured left, gourd pot with fall leaves by Christy Barajas, featuring Transparent Acrylics as the coloring agent.)

Gourd Music Box by Gloria Crane

(pictured right, gourd art by Gloria Crane, featuring Transparent Acrylics as the coloring agent.)

With GourdMaster™ Transparent Acrylics you get the rich colors and workability you might find in an acrylic paint, combined with the wonderful, semi-transparent look of an ink dye. It's like having the best of both worlds!

Being pigment based, they are more viscous than Ink Dye so you can actually apply them with a paint brush and the color stays where you put it without bleeding!

gourd art by Carrie Dearing, painted with Transparent Acrylics; Wild Rose and Pure White used on flowers, Leaf and Pure White used on leaves.(Pictured left, gourd art by Carrie Lynn, painted with Transparent Acrylics; Wild Rose and Pure White used on flowers, Leaf and Pure White used on leaves.)

Wipe them on with felt just like you would Ink Dye for a more transparent look, or apply them with a paint brush or even a sponge applicator to really 'build up' the color.

They are also easily applied to smaller areas using a Microbrush or a Fine Tip Applicator.

“I have used various inks including leather dyes, GourdMaster™ inks and the newer Transparent Acrylics are the BEST! I love the way they flow over the gourd skin, dye evenly, and blend well without having overlapping lines and smears.

I also love the way they are able to blend with other products on the line and can be diluted or made like a watercolor wash with their sister product Formula 49. If you have not tried them you're missing out!” 
- Debbie Gutzmann

Gourd art by Dianne Connelly using Gourdmaster Transparent Acrylics as a coloring agent(Pictured right, gourd art by Dianne Connelly,  featuring Transparent Acrylics as the coloring agent. The background is done with "Azure" Transparent Acrylic.)

"The best feature of the [transparent] acrylics is the INTENSITY of the colors and the ease of use. They spread just like the ink [dyes], very evenly ...They also wipe off easily with water [or Formula 49] (when still "wet") off the gourd and are extremely FORGIVING."

"...Can't thank you enough for the best coloring medium yet for gourds!! Please make more colors. P.S. Also used them by mixing them with ink [dyes] to make additional shades and new colors that worked fantastically as well. Thanks again."
- Dianne Connelly, Gourd Artist and Instructor

 

 

 

Gourd art by Gloria Crane
Gourd art by Dianne Connelly

Use These Colors to Create a Variety of Gourd Art Pieces Shown Below!

Gourd art by Claudia Herber
Gourd art by Christy Barajas
Gourd art by Claudia Herber! Washed Oak was
used to color the background of the gourd!
Gourd art by Christy Barajas! Cordovan was
used to color the background of the gourd!

Gourd art by Kelsey Nelson
Gourd art by Kelsey Nelson
Gourd art by Kelsey Nelson
Gourd art by Kelsey Nelson!
Rosewood was used to color the background of the gourd!
Gourd art by Kelsey Nelson!
Midnight Blue was used to color the background of the gourd!
Gourd art by Kelsey Nelson!
Royal Purple and Grape are the background color of the gourd!
 

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