Liquitex Basics Acrylic Colors have heavy viscosity allowing for thick oil-like painting, while retaining peaks and brush marks. With great coverage, all colors dry to a satin finish. These colors are uniquely formulated to bring out maximum pigment and are intermixable with all Liquitex Colors and Mediums. These colors are prefect for beginners and students, or for large-scale works, murals and learning color mixing! Basics has an amazing color range and they continue to add new colors every year!