What is the difference between Mont Marte’s Acrylic Paints?
Author: Dana McGorlick-Appelman Date Posted:14 January 2021
Acrylic paint is a great option for beginner painters to explore and experiment with, and with an array of options for budding creatives, it can be hard to know which paint is right for you. Mont Marte has a fantastic, affordable range of acrylics in a variety of sizes, colours and textures and finishes that are perfect for beginner and professional artists alike. Keep reading to discover the difference between Mont Marte’s Signature/Studio Acrylic Paint, Dimension Paint, Pouring Paint, Satin Acrylic Paint, Glitter, Metallic and Fluro Paints.
MONT MARTE SIGNATURE/STUDIO ACRYLIC PAINT
Mont Marte Studio Acrylic paint comes in a wide range of colours, and is a fast-drying water-based acrylic paint ideal for creating affordable artworks. Studio Acrylic paint is a great introductory paint for students and artists, it is mixable and provides great coverage on canvas, drying quickly to a semi-matte finish. This paint features a smooth and creamy texture and can be mixed with other acrylic paints to create a wide spectrum of colours. The fast-drying time allows you to layer paint quickly without muddying your colours. It is suitable for most surfaces including canvas, wood, air-dried clay, plaster, cardboard, paper, leather and some plastics. This paint is water-soluble and cleans up easily with warm soapy water while wet.
The 75ml tubes are very affordable and provide a great entry point for someone wanting to learn how to paint, and are also available in a wide and colourful variety of sets.
The 300ml pots are very affordable and provide a great entry point for anyone looking to learn how to paint, while also appealing to the more intermediate artist looking for a variety of ready-made colours to experiment with.
The 1-Litre bottles allow you to create large scale artworks at an affordable price. The pump top bottle makes these paints perfect for classrooms, as the acrylic can be pumped easily into containers and distributed between tables.
They are also available in an even larger 2-Litre bottle with a pump top, making these paints perfect for classrooms or large-scale artworks. Used by both schools and artists, the Mont Marte Studio acrylic range is great for artists on a budget.
MONT MARTE DIMENSION PAINT
Mont Marte Dimension acrylic is a high viscosity fine art paint that offers artists a new dimension in painting. This acrylic’s ultra-thick consistency can be applied with brush or palette knife to create expressive and exaggerated textural effects. It dries hard and holds shape while still maintaining flexibility and smooth flowability. It can also be diluted with water or acrylic mediums for glazing or watercolour techniques, while the pigment still holds strong colour intensity. This paints excellent lightfastness and premium quality pigment mean colour strength will stay brilliant for longer. The Dimension series is available in a range of vivid colours which dry to a radiant gloss finish, and is available in both 75ml tubes and 250ml tubs.
The creators at Mont Marte have done it again with their stunning range of Premium Pouring Acrylic Paint that will make creating your acrylic pours a breeze. This ultra-flowy paint is pre-mixed for you so you don't need to focus on recipes and ratios and can get straight to creating! Acrylic pouring has become such a popular technique in the art world in recent years and products like the Mont Marte Premium Pouring Acrylic Paint are making this stunning technique accessible and easy for everyone so you too can create beautiful fluid works in your very own home. This easy-to-use product comes in a variety of bright, highly-pigmented colours and a lucid, easy-pour formula that flows seamlessly creating stunning marbled effects.
Mont Martes Pouring Paints are available in individual colours in the 120ml, 240ml bottles as well as in pre-selected 4 piece sets with expertly curated colours. Due to pre-mixing, some paint separation may occur, so always be sure to shake that bottle well before pouring.
Get experimenting with different colour combinations, create some beautiful homemade artworks and have a whole lot of fun along the way. To learn more about this funky art form, check out our blogs on fluid art: The Beginners Guide to Acrylic Pour and Fluid Art, How to Avoid Muddy Colours in Your Acrylic Pour and How to Achieve a Resin Gloss Finish Without Resin.
These premium Satin Acrylics come in a 75ml tube and have a silky-smooth texture and rich pigments that give you endless colour mixing possibilities. These artist-quality paints also feature a very good lightfast rating to keep your artworks looking their best for a lifetime. Satin Acrylics have a lightfast rating of 6 or above (equivalent to ASTM2). This means that under museum lighting conditions, the pigment will remain unchanged for 50-100 years. They have strong colour intensity, great coverage and a semi-matte finish with a smooth, medium viscosity consistency. These paints can also be diluted with water or acrylic mediums for glazing or watercolour techniques. They are also easily cleaned up with warm soapy water while the paint is wet.
Let your artwork sparkle with these Mont Marte Glitter paints! The high glitter content makes these paints fun and stunning to use either alone on non-porous materials or layered over existing artwork to add highlights and brilliance. Use on paper or posterboard, decorate frames, lamps or candles for extra fun, and easily clean up any mess while wet with soap and water.