Question on golden paints

stating to use golden, do ypu put 1 drop paint, 1 drop retarder and the matt medium and water ? If not, what is the medium used for? Thanks

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Yes. You need the medium to replace binders in the paint that will be diluted with the distilled water you add. Golden paints are very strong in pigment so you will find the paint does require thinning down to use. You may need to play with your ratios a bit to find the balance in intensity you work best with.

Thanks,found out you must really thin a lot, my practice head has pox instead of mottle lol

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Oh dear!
Yes, I have some basic colors in Golden and use it along with my RebornFX paints. I like the outcome though. Definitely use the fluid matte medium when thinning it down to be sure the pigments are kept from fading and that the paint sticks well to the vinyl without beading up on it. The Retarder also weakens the binders just like distilled water does so keep that in mind.

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