Acrylic Paints & Pens

Acrylic Paints & Pens For Artists, Crafters & Home Decor Projects



Multi-Surface Craft Paints & Pens

DecoArt manufacture two brands of multi-purpose acrylic paint. 

Americana is the top selling brand.  Crafters Acrylic is the value brand - a great, low-cost basecoating paint.  Approximately 2-3 coats of Crafters Acrylics is equivalent to 1 coat of Americana.

There are hundreds of colours available!  Don't forget there are other options available too ....  like writers, neons, metallics, pastels, gel stains, dimensional, glitters.  If you are looking to enhance any art or craft project, why not look at the excellent range of varnishes, sealers, finishes and special effects too.

These craft paints are ideal for professional artists, crafters, students and children.  The paints have excellent coverage with bright pigments and a smooth, creamy consistency for application.  They are a non-toxic paints that are water-based, durable and permanet with amazing lightfastness ratings.  Both these products are suitable for use on:  Wood, Paper, Foam Paper, Metal, Plaster, Canvas, Ceramics, Bisque, Glass, Fabric, Terracotta, Masonry, Styrofoam, Papier Mache, Glass and much more.

Americana is now available in an acrylic dimensional paint writer. The Americana Writer is the easiest and best way to add dimension to any project on virtually any craft surface - frames, lamps, vases, candles and candle holders, and ornaments or other holiday crafts.

Pens & Markers

Whether you want to write, dot squiggle, draw, embellish, mark or create designs on your art or craft project, there are lots of options.
Did you know that DecoArt's Glass Marker Pens work really well on acrylics? They provide excellent control for personalising or customising handmade keepsakes and the colours will not "bleed" with varnishing. The colours remain consistent during application.

If you are looking for dimensional designs, then try the Americana writer bottles or for finer outlining, the Paper Effects range come with a fine, optional metal writer nib.

Fine writing

Achieve fine writing on personalised/customised hand-made arts and crafts by using the 1oz. empty fine line writer bottle with screw top writer nib lid (manufactured by DecoArt).

These reusable plastic squeeze writer bottles allow for easy controlled applications and are ideal for adding fine details and writing. Simply fill with a acrylic colour or product of your choice. Add a few drops of water to improve flow. Can be filled with underglaze or glaze colour to make a great ceramic pen.

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Click here to read our article about making
personalised signs and plaques and recommended writing techniques on acrylic paints.

If you need help, please speak to a member of the sales team on 01235 861700.  Wholesale discounts, trade supplies.