SYSTEM3 ACRYLIC SUITE
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System3 Acrylic are made from high quality pigments, their superior pigment loading allows for them to be thinned with water to pale washes or used directly from the pot to create an insoluble film. The fast-drying properties of System3 enables artists to work quickly, superimposing or juxtaposing colours with ease. The comprehensive range of colours offers excellent lightfastness*, permanence, intermixability, durability and covering power.
Suitable for both indoor and outdoor use, System3 Acrylic can be easily applied onto traditional fine art surfaces such as canvas, paper, and board, as well as wood, textile, plastic and murals. Its unique flow formula is ideal for large scale art installations as well as studio projects and screen printing, where the System3 Screen Printing acrylic range and mediums offer a safe, solvent-free alternative to traditional oil-based inks. System3 Heavy Body acrylic works perfectly for achieving textured effects and using impasto techniques. System3 acrylics, heavy body and screen printing acrylics, inks, mediums, brushes, pads, and artboards offer artists of all levels of expertise a complete acrylic suite of perfectly compatible products.
SYSTEM3 HEAVY BODY
The new System3 Heavy Body range, powered by Cryla, has been reformulated to offer more pigment and more power than ever before. System3 Heavy Body acrylic is ideal for achieving textured effects and using impasto techniques. It retains brush marks, holds its shape, allows the creation of motion and adds volume to artwork. The high pigment load used gives it excellent colour strength, permanence, lightfastness and covering power. The heavy body range consists of 27 colours that match the System3 Acrylic palette making it ideal for mixed media use.
SYSTEM3 ACRYLIC INK
System3 Acrylic inks are multi-surface, pigmentbased opaque inks Ideal for mixed media and multi-technique applications ranging from creative projects to traditional fine art. The inks are water-based, water-resistant when dry and can be used inside as well as outdoors offering artists a fine art palette of 28 colours that match the System3 Acrylic colour range making it ideal to use in mixed media pieces System3 Acrylic Ink has been engineered to adhere to a multitude of surfaces* including paper, textile, wood, metal, plastic, ceramic, and murals with superior covering power.
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SYSTEM3 SCREEN PRINTING
Highly pigmented, ready-to-use acrylic screen printing inks with excellent colour strength and lightfastness. System3’s rich pigmentation gives the strong clear colour definition demanded by professional printmakers. Inks have been developed to be ready for use straight from the pot or can be thinned further with screen printing mediums should it be desired. The inks have been designed to permit longer working time on the screens and avoid blocking during print runs. They have optimal consistency for screen printing applications.
SYSTEM3 SCREEN PRINTING TEXTILE
Easy to clean off equipment with water, these safe, solvent-free alternatives to traditional oil-based inks are ideal for screen printing on paper, fabric and board. System3 textile acrylic printing colours have excellent wash fastness and work well on cotton, cotton mixes, synthetic, silk and natural fibres. For best results heat fix once dry using an iron on the reverse side of the textile.
System3 brushes are resilient and durable, perfect for painting with acrylics. The dark-tipped synthetic filaments and black shadow aluminium ferrule combined with an ergonomic black handle gives this brush style, affordability, flexibility and comfort. Available in short and long handled options, System3 brushes are an ideal fine art and craft painting tool for beginners and enthusiasts alike.
System3 short handled brushes
The soft synthetic filaments give a good snap and perfect spring ideal for thin to medium flow acrylic colours. These short handled brushes are available in 10 series of head shapes and sizes from 10/0 to 32.
System3 long handled brushes
The stiff synthetic filaments retain their shape even after heavy use, allowing the artist more control and accuracy and are ideal for heavy body acrylic colours. These long handled brushes are available in 5 series of head shapes and sizes from 0 to 12.
System3 acrylic paper is a high quality acrylic surface featuring a texture which recreates the random weave of linen. Ideal for use with all acrylic colours and mediums, it is a perfect surface to both practice and develop technique as well as for finished works.
System3 acrylic surfaces are available as System3 Acrylic pads, System3 Acrylic Heavyweight pads and System3 Acrylic artboards.
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