Whether you are a student of art, a professional painter or paint as a hobby, acrylic paints are a great choice to work with. These water-based acrylic emulsion paints are economic, dry fast, offer a range of colours and are easy to use. Available in many grades (student/artist) in India, acrylic paints are versatile and can be used in a wide variety of materials like canvas, paper, terracotta or wood. Best results are achieved when painting on porous materials. If painting has to be done on plastic or metal, a proper undercoat and overcoat should be done to protect the painting. Using various acrylic mediums the paint effects can be created to look like watercolours or oil painting.
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Having seen the quick verdicts above, let us now dive deep into the individual paints and see what makes them the best acrylic paints that you can buy online in India. As you might already know, the paints come in two categories – Student Grade and Artist Grade. Let us look at them one by one:
Acrylic Paints vary by a lot of different factors based on the way it is manufactured and the way it is meant to be used. These determine the price of the product and naturally the colour output that you get with the acrylic paint. Acrylic Paints that are usually cheaper and easier to use (no mixing needed) are categorised as student grade acrylic paints. These are ideal acrylic paints for beginners and hobbyists. Let us now take a look at the 3 best student grade acrylic paints that you can buy online in India.
Though billed as an artist’s set, this is ideal for serious students, beginners and those who want to try out painting as a hobby.
Daler-Rowney is a well-known brand in art and printing materials. They have a range of acrylic colours for both artists and students and their student range is named System 3.
Fevicryl is India’s very own favourite brand for all things artsy. Their line of acrylic paints is superbly priced in order to be affordable to everyone. Let us look at a few of its key features:
Acrylic Paints that are manufactured with the best materials and those that have been tested for aspects such as longevity, UV-resistance, colour trueness, etc. are categorised as Artist Grade Acrylic Paints. These are usually expensive and one should buy the colours that they need as per the use. It is generally a good idea to build up your colour set over time. Let us now take a look at the best artist-grade acrylic paints that you can buy online in India.
Golden produces high quality acrylic paints for artists. They have an extensive range of colours and supporting medium like gels and molding pastes for altering the paint thickness and matte finish.
Liquitex is a renowned paint brand that manufactures super high quality Professional grade paints for artists across the globe. Their products are now available for Indian Artists through Amazin India. Let us now take a look at a few product features.
Although not directly for sale in India, we can still buy this wonderful Acrylic Paint set thanks to Amazon Sellers who ship it directly from the United States. However, this does take a couple of weeks to arrive, so be sure to order well in advance if you are planning to gift it for someone’s birthday.