This Liquitex Gloss Gel Medium is a wonderful item for both beginning and experienced painters. The gel can be used as a thick glaze for extravagant impasto effects or can be mixed with acrylic paints for a beautifully glossy appearance. The Liquitex acrylic gel medium makes a terrific binder when adding pigments and additives to paintings such as sand, sawdust and more. It is also excellent as a collage adhesive. This Liquitex gel medium conforms to ASTM D4236 regulations for safety and can be mixed with water for a thinner consistency.