This chart provides information on pigments used in Golden Acrylics. Pigment density is one of many factors affecting the behavior of acrylic paints within color pours. Generally, heavier pigments will have a tendency to sink and lighter pigments could rise to the surface.
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Example 1: The higher density Zinc White mixture sinks into the lower density Diarylide Yellow mixture, nearly disappearing completely.
Example 2: The lower density Diarylide Yellow mixture stays on top and expands over the higher density Zinc White mixture, almost completely covering it.
Example 3:This example illustrates how using a high density pigment such as Zinc White over a lower density pigment such as Phthalo Green (YS) can produce cells and other patterns. Gravity pulls the higher density downward while the lower density mixture rises and spreads on the surface. This dynamic creates cell patterns without using additives.