Liquitex BASICS Acrylic Paint is developed for students and artists that need quality at an outstanding value. Each color is uniquely formulated to bring out the maximum brilliance and clarity of the individual pigment. BASICS Acrylic Paint is a heavy body acrylic with a ‘buttery’ consistency for easy blending. It contains permanent artist pigments and it retains peaks and brush strokes. It is ideal for learning color theory and color mixing and is intermixable with all Liquitex Professional Acrylic Colors and Mediums.