Liquitex Introduces 12 New Heavy Body Acrylic Colors

March 16, 2022

Liquitex Heavy Body Acrylic is a high viscosity paint that adds rich permanent color and texture to every project. Featuring a high concentration of lightfast artist-quality pigments with a satin finish, Heavy Body Acrylic allows for crisp brush strokes and knife marks.

Now, artists can experience the thickest acrylic in the Liquitex Professional range in a new array of colors – from shimmery iridescent hues to vibrant fluorescents.

Iridescent Rose Gold

A beautiful metal red, rustic color, Iridescent Rose Gold is perfect for creating metallic effects and shiny, solid layers.

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Iridescent Black

Iridescent Black is the third black in the Heavy Body color chart, featuring shining particles and a granite appearance that shows both black and greys depending on the reflective light.

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Light Bismuth Yellow

Perfect for an earth tone palette, this toned-down variation of the historic watercolor is ideal for painting sunlight in landscapes or portraits and appeals to the pastel trend. Light Bismuth Yellow pairs beautifully with a variety of different colors, making it a versatile addition to any palette.

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Light Phthalocyanine Green

This green is a strong, vivid and opaque color that is great for coverage and mixing for natural greens, beautiful greys and pastel tints.

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An iconic color often found in watercolor and ink ranges, Indigo is often used as a dye color for cotton and denim and was also used by both ancient Greek and Roman painters. Indigo is a deep midnight blue that can be mixed for black tints, greys, greens and purples.

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Transparent Orange

As the first full transparent orange in the Heavy Body color chart, Transparent Orange is a hybrid pigment that carries a wide range of tones, including deep red orange in masstone to yellowish in its undertone.

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Fluorescent Colors

Six new fluorescent colors are new to the Heavy Body range: Fluorescent Yellow, Orange, Red, Pink, Blue and Green. These shades glow under ultraviolet light and black light and are ideal for works that feature dark backgrounds for optimal contrast.

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Liquitex Heavy Body Acrylic is ideal for impasto, alla prima, and countless other techniques, empowering artists to β€œJust Imagine.”