Nathalie Kalbach

Nathalie Kalbach: Acrylic Painting Workshop - Mediums Demystified

Video Length: 1 Hour 53 Minutes
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Matte gel, matte medium, gloss gel, gloss medium, super heavy gel…The list of acrylic mediums goes on and on, and so does the confusion! 

In Acrylic Painting Workshop: Mediums Demystified, Nathalie Kalbach gives you, and student Kristy Conlin, the ultimate guide for knowing which medium to use in every art situation.

Learn the differences between each of the gloss, gel and matte mediums beyond their adhesive powers, and how to use them to manipulate the paints you already have. Explore the wonders of pouring medium, string gel and modeling paste, along with three types of gesso as you learn more than 25 techniques that will blow the doors of the acrylic painting world wide open!


In this video you will

  • Explore 13 acrylic mediums
  • Learn the intended and unintended purposes for each product


About the Artist

Nathalie Kalbach is a self-taught mixed-media artist born in Germany, now residing in Jersey City, New Jersey. Nathalie worked as a paralegal for seventeen years, and might have remained in the wrong profession had she not discovered mixed-media painting in 2004. She has designed stencils for StencilGirl Products and stamps and templates for Stampendous. Nathalie teaches in-person and online workshops and is a faculty member of the Mixed Media division at Pratt Institute SCPS. For Nathalie, creating art is a dialogue between her skills and the supplies she uses, and she loves exploring new and old ways to apply paint and colors to her artwork.