Any artist can tell you that one of the advantages of painting in oils versus acrylics is drying times. Ability to blend and work areas with a wet in wet technique or the advantages of teaching at a pace less frustrating to the student has long been the domain of Oil Paint. Not any more… OPEN Acrylics remain wet far longer than other acrylics and resist skinning on the palette during long painting sessions. Working time varies according to how thickly the material is applied. Thin applications “tack up,” allowing additional layers to be applied and blended. Thicker applications may be worked for hours. Films over 1/16” will dry EXTREMELY slow. For impasto techniques, blend with faster-drying GOLDEN Acrylics and Gel Mediums.
The Acrylic that thinks its an Oil