Thinning Liquitex Paints

Does anyone have any tips for thinning Liquitex? I use Liquitex soft body paints and I currently thin with water…but it tends to bead up and leave little water spots on the vinyl. Is there anything different I can use like a thinning medium or flow aid or something that will thin the paints but will not bead as water does? Thank you!

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I use the satin glaze to thin my Golden liquid paints with a bit of water and retarder. Maybe you could check the company website and see what they recommend.


Thank you!


I use Ultra Matte or Matte Medium by Liquitex.

Do you only mix that with the paint? Or do you mix water with the paint and that together? And do you use the same amount of matte gel as paint? lol sorry for all these questions