Acrylic paints are a popular medium for use on polymer clay. This category, find our favourite paints, separated by brand into categories. Making it is easier to find what you are seeking. Read the descriptions, hints, tips and techniques for working with the various paints & mediums.
Acrylic paint is fast drying. Made from pigment suspended in acrylic polymer emulsion. Making them the ideal media to use with polymer clay.
They are water-soluble, but become water-resistant when dry. Apply to clay before or after baking. Apply before baking to set the paints. Particularly the Jacquard range as they are designed to be heat set.
The paints featured on our website are all suitable for use in many techniques. Silk screening, stencilling, painting sculptures, appled directly to clay. etc. Get an antique effect by brushing or wiping paint on. Be sure to fill recesses, then wipe back before dry. The easy way to get an aged and antiqued look!
So many techniques and so much fun to be had with paint and polymer!