An ideal addition to the mediums available to the Artist, Designer and Student. 107 colors, including 10 metallic, 4 luminous finishes and 5 primary colors, in a pure water soluble acryl resin which dries to the smooth mat finish as does the Holbein Designer Gouache in gum arabic.Acryla Gouache moves, reacts, blends and feels like traditional gouache, but is effectively waterproof once fully dry. It is rated for light-fastness, hue, value and chroma and is made from the purest pigments available. Acryla Gouache may be used as a successful ground which will not contaminate over painted layers. It does not have as fragile a surface as traditional gouache in gum arabic and is compatible with all water soluble media regardless of origin.