Liquitex Basics are ideal for the needs of the beginning artist. They contain the same binder as artist grades of Liquitex paints, but with a lower pigment load. Colours are intermixable with all Liquitex professional colours and mediums. Nontoxic Liquitex Basics have permanent adhesive properties and are easily applied on a variety of surfaces such as canvas, wood, clay, paper, and fabric. They can be used for a variety of techniques from watercolor, airbrush, and printmaking to thick applications that simulate oil paint. When dry, these acrylic paints are permanent, waterresistant, and flexible.