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Ceramcoat® Acrylic Paint
Delta Creative Inc.
2690 Pellissier Place
City of Industry, CA 90601-1507
Phone: (800) 423-4135 Fax: (310) 695-5157
www.deltacreative.com

Delta Ceramcoat® Acrylic paints come in approximately 300 beautiful shades - the largest color selection available. Waterbased, non-toxic, and loaded with the best pigments, Delta Ceramcoat Acrylics have the rich, creamy consistency that decorative painters and crafters all over the world require.

Folk Art® Acrylic Color
Plaid Enterprises, Inc.
1649 International Court, P.O. Box 7600
Norcross, GA 30091
Phone: (770) 923-8200 Fax: (770) 381-3404
www.plaidonline.com

Folk Art’s quality formula and color selection are perfect to achieve beautiful results with any projects. They offer great value in a variety of colors. The Folk Art Artists’ Pigments [designated in our Color Match Online with (AP)] feature concentrated pigmentation allowing for pure color coverage. The line is complemented with a full line of mediums to assist the artist in creating a wide variety of techniques.

In our Color Match Program you will find Folk Art’s current color line, plus many of their discontinued (Disc.) colors with either a replacement color name or Folk Art mix to create that color. This allows you to use older, classic designs that might contain obsolete colors.

Folk Art® Outdoor Opaques
Plaid Enterprises, Inc.
1649 International Court, P.O. Box 7600
Norcross, GA 30091
Phone: (770) 923-8200 Fax: (770) 381-3404
www.plaidonline.com

Rich and creamy premium quality acrylic paint formulated for use outdoors. UV and weather resistant, FolkArt Outdoor is self-sealing and dries to a satin sheen. Paint on a variety of surfaces, including: unpainted or painted metal, tin, terra cotta, wood, stone and concrete. Use for traditional stroke work, stenciling or sponging, colors blend like regular FolkArt acrylic paints. It cures in 48 hours.


Americana™ Acrylic Paint
DecoArt, Inc.
P.O. Box 386
Stanford, KY 40484
Phone: (800) 367-3047 Fax: (606) 365-9739
www.decoart.com

Americana™ Acrylic paints are an artist-quality water base, non-toxic acrylic. They are highly pigmented and concentrated for better coverage, blending, color mixing and richer-looking color. Americana Acrylics are available in a wide range of colors, many of which have been chosen by you . . . the consumer, retailer and distributor.

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DecoArt™ Patio Paints
DecoArt, Inc.
P.O. Box 386
Stanford, KY 40484
Phone: (800) 367-3047 Fax: (606) 365-9739
www.decoart.com

Permanent and weatherproof acrylic paints for outdoor decorating on concrete, wood, and terra cotta. Patio Paint is formulated for water resistance and excellent adhesion in changing temperatures. It solves the weathering and adhesion problems regular paints have on concrete, terra cotta and other outdoor surfaces.

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DecoArt™ Traditions Artist Acrylics  (Formerly JansenArt Traditions)
DecoArt, Inc.
P.O. Box 386
Stanford, KY 40484
Phone: (800) 367-3047 Fax: (606) 365-9739
www.jansenarttraditions.com or www.decoart.com

DecoArt Traditions was developed using the most current resin acrylic polymer technology, it utilizes the highest quality, lightfast, safe, pure pigments.

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Jo Sonja® Artist Colors
Chroma, Inc.
205 Bucky Drive
Lititz, PA 17543
Phone: (800) 374-1600 Fax: (717) 626-9292
www.chromaonline.com

Jo Sonja's Artists' Colors are flow formula acrylics offering the look and feel of traditional gouache. They offer superb handling and brushing characteristics together with purity and strength of color. Acrylic gouache is a popular medium for design works on paper and decorative art, providing opacity of color and a beautiful, matte velvet finish. Unlike traditional gouache, color layering can be achieved easily throughout a painting, as the paints will dry within minutes. This brand offers a wide variety of mediums to enhance many different applications.

Colors marked with (Bkgd) are Background Colors. These colors are specially formulated for the one-coat coverage important and timesaving when backgrounding. Colors marked with (PSC) are Jo Sonja's Potting Shed Collection, the first in her new Designer Palette of colors. You can determine the opacity of all Jo Sonja's colors by checking the letters following the manufacturer's number: O for Opaque color, ST for Semi-Transparent color and T for Transparent color.

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Liquitex® Artist Acrylics
ColArt Americas, Inc.
11 Constitution Avenue, P.O. Box 1396
Piscataway, NJ 08855-1396
Phone: (888) 4-ACRYLIC Fax: (732) 562-0941
www.liquitex.com

Liquitex® Artist Acrylic is a high viscosity, professional grade acrylic color. It is non-toxic; rich, brilliant non-yellowing color; versatile; durable; and permanent. It is available in tubes and jars, both offering the same exceptional paint.

Heavy Body Artist Color, previously referred to as High Viscosity, has a thick consistency for traditional art techniques. (H) after the color name indicates this color is available only in Heavy Body Acrylics. Soft Body Artist Color, previously referred to as Medium Viscosity, was the original Liquitex acrylic formulation first made in 1956. (H-S) after the color name indicates this color is available in both Heavy Body and Soft Body Acrylics. Super Heavy Body is a line of highly pigmented colors with superior shape retention, introduced in 2004. (H-S-S) after the color name indicates this color is available in Heavy Body, Soft Body, and Super Heavy Body formulas.

You can determine the opacity of all Liquitex colors by checking the letters following the manufacturer's number: OP for Opaque color, TP for Transparent color and TL for Translucent color.

ACRA is a Liquitex trademark name for colors containing Quinacridone pigments.

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1837 Legacy®
Maple Ridge Paint Company
P.O. Box 14
Ridgetown, Ontario N0P 2C0 Canada
Phone: (888) 214-0062 Fax: (888) 214-0062
www.1837legacy.com

These colors, made in Canada, are excellent quality and highly pigmented for better coverage. They are manufactured specifically with the rich, creamy consistency needed for perfect stroke work.

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Prima® Acrylic Colors
Martin/F. Weber Co.
2727 Southhampton Road
Philadelphia, PA 19154-1293
Phone: (215) 677-5600 Fax: (215) 677-3336
www.weberart.com

Prima’s acrylic colors were developed to achieve professional results at one affordable price. Colors are pigment rich and will not fade out when mixed with white. It will out perform all student quality acrylics.

In the Mfg. # column there is a key for the opacity of the color. After the manufacture number are the following letters: OP identifies an Opaque color; SO identifies a Semi-Opaque Color; TP identifies a Transparent color; and ST identifies a Semi-Transparent color.

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Susan Scheewe® Acrylic Colors
Martin/F. Weber Co.
2727 Southhampton Road
Philadelphia, PA 19154-1293
Phone: (215) 677-5600 Fax: (215) 677-3336
www.weberart.com

Sue’s wonderful palette is now available in a professional quality artist acrylic. Manufactured of the highest quality materials available, colors are pigment rich, creamy and flow smoothly on all painting surfaces.

In the Mfg. # column there is a key for the opacity of the color. After the manufacture number are the following letters: O identifies an Opaque color; T identifies a Transparent color; and ST identifies a Semi-Transparent color.

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Holbein Acryla Gouache
H. K. Holbein
175 Commerce St., P. O. Box 555
Williston, VT 05495
Phone: (800) 682-6686 Fax: (802) 658-5889
www.holbeinhk.com

A pure water soluble acrylic resin which dries to a smooth mat finish. It is rated for light fastness, hue, value and chroma and is made from the purest pigments available. Not easily water soluble, it may be used as a successful ground which will not contaminate over painted layers. It is compatible with all water soluble media regardless of origin.

Daler~Rowney System 3 Acrylics
Daler~Rowney USA Ltd.
2 Corporate Drive
Cranbury, NJ 08512-9584
Phone: (609) 655-5252 Fax: (609) 655-5825
www.daler-rowney.com

Daler-Rowney System 3 Acrylics are ideal for art, craft and design projects in colleges and schools. They are also ideal for the amateur and professional painter using color in large quantities - perfect for painting large expanses - murals, theatrical scenery etc. Only high quality pigments are used in the manufacture of System 3 Acrylics

Apple Barrel® Acrylics
Plaid Enterprises, Inc.
1649 International Court
P.O. Box 7600, Norcross, GA 30091
Phone: (770) 923-8200 Fax: (770) 381-3404
www.plaidonline.com

Apple Barrel® Colors are Plaid Enterprises’ high-quality acrylic craft paints offered at an economical price. They are certified AP non-toxic and acid neutral.

Aleene’s® Acrylic Paint
Duncan Enterprises
5673 E. Shields Avenue, Fresno, CA 93727
Phone: (800) 438-6226 Fax: (559) 291-9444
www.duncancrafts.com

Aleene’s Premium-Coat™ Acrylic Paint is a quality paint from a well-known name in craft products, Duncan Enterprises. At present, it is not in production. We offer the line as a service to our customers who have these paints in their inventory.


Accent® Acrylic Paint
Sanford Corporation
Phone: (800) 323-0749
www.sanfordcorp.com

Accent Acrylic Colors are known to many as “Country Colors” a line of colors within the Accent brand. At present this line is a division of the Sanford Corporation and is not in current production. We offer this line in our Color Match System as a service to artists who would like to create designs originally painted with Accent colors or who have many of these actual paints in their inventory. Note that “Acrylic Blending Color” (ABC) after an Accent Paint name refers to a color created with pure pigments for fool-proof mixing and/or blending.

SoSoft® Fabric Acrylics
DecoArt, Inc.
P.O. Box 386, Stanford, KY 40484
Phone: (800) 367-3047 Fax: (606) 365-9739
www.decoart.com

SoSoft Fabric Acrylics are all-purpose, super soft fabric paints that are opaque and give excellent coverage and washing durability on fabric. They are soft like fabric dye but do not require heat setting, are permanent and bond to most fabrics, even 100% acrylic and silk. Colors are intermixable.


Delta Fabric Paints®
Delta Technical Coatings, Inc.
2550 Pellissier Place, Whittier, CA 90601-1505
Phone: (800) 423-4125 Fax: (310) 695-5157
www.deltacrafts.com

Known as “The Soft, Touchable Fabric Paint™”, these Paints are specially formulated for use on all fabrics and have a soft, touchable finish that is permanent and washable.
Delta Fabric Paints are marked in Color Match System: (Delta BrushOn) and (Delta Shimmering)
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Tulip® Fabric Paints
Duncan Enterprises
5673 E. Shields Avenue, Fresno, CA 93727
Phone: (800) 438-6226 Fax: (559) 291-9444
www.duncancrafts.com

For over a decade, Tulip® Dimensional Fabric Paints have been popular with crafters of all skill levels. They enjoy both the ease and beauty of this dimensional paint.

Tulip Fabric Paints are marked in Color Match System: (Tulip Pearl), (Tulip Slick), and Tulip (Puffy).


Genesis® Artist Colors International
The Fine Arts Division of American Art Clay Co., Inc.
4717 W. Sixteenth Street, Indianapolis, IN 46222
Phone: (800) 374-1600 Fax: (317) 248-9300
www.genesisartistcolors.com and www.genesisdecorativeart.com

The only fine art paint that dries when you want it to. Genesis Artist Colors blend like an oil and will remain in a flowing, buttery state indefinitely until you choose to dry it. Then you can cure or set your work almost instantaneously by bringing Genesis Artist Colors to its drying temperature of about 265ºF. The pigments used in all colors are selected for lightfastness, brilliance and covering qualities, plus the paint is odorless and non-toxic. It’s the world’s only heat-set paint.

Because Genesis cannot be used with other paints, we have created a limited palette, designed to allow you to mix more than thirty (30) colors using just five Genesis paints. This is an inexpensive way to try a new type of paint. The five Genesis paints used are marked with (ltd) after the color names to inform you this is a "Limited Palette Color". The mixes created with these colors are marked with (ltdm) after the names of colors you can mix using this limited palette - "Limited Palette Mix".

Archival ® Oils
Chroma, Inc.
205 Bucky Drive, Lititz, PA 17543
Phone: (800) 374-1600 Fax: (717) 626-9292
www.chromaonline.com

Archival Oils are superior to traditional oils because they have the ability to flex, which prevents the build up of tension between the layers of paint and the substrate. Archival Oils, together with a number of the leading traditional artist's oil paints, were tested by the independent Australian Government Analytical Testing Laboratories. All the traditional artists' oil paints cracked within 12 months. Archival Oils remain uncracked and flexible after five years of repeated stress testing.

Liquitex® Oils
A discontinued line of oil colors

Liquitex® Oils have been discontinued. As a service to our Color Match customers we have listed many of these colors with TCS numbers so that you may find replacement colors to use in classic designs that originally were created using these colors which are now obsolete.

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Holbein Duo Aqua Oils
H. K. Holbein
175 Commerce St., P. O. Box 555
Williston, VT 05495
Phone: (800) 682-6686 Fax: (802) 658-5889
www.holbeinhk.com

Duo is an artist quality pigment in water-soluble linseed oil with all the handling characteristics of traditional oil. It reproduces the characteristics of traditional oil color and finishes with the same texture and brush strokes. Yet it eliminates the odor of solvent and will dry in as little as 24 hours.

Grumbacher Max® Oils
Sanford, Art and Education Division
2711 Washington, Bellwood, IL 60104
Phone: (800) 323-0749

www.sanford.com

The first fine quality oil paint that cleans up with soap and water. MAX has the same buttery feel, drying time and traditional appearance as conventional oil paints. This means you no longer need harsh, toxic solvents. It also means that MAX is gentle to artists as well as the environment. You can even mix Max with your favorite mediums to improve flow, yet still wash up with simple soap and water.

In the Mfg. # column there is a key for the opacity of the color. After the manufacture number are the following letters: OP identifies an Opaque color; SO identifies a Semi-Opaque color; TP identifies a Transparent color; and ST identifies a Semi-Transparent color.

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Permalba® Oil Colors
Martin/F. Weber Co.
2727 Southhampton Road
Philadelphia, PA 19154-1293
Phone: (215) 677-5600 Fax: (215) 677-3336
www.weberart.com

Professional Permalba® Oil Colors are made from densely concentrated pigments. They are formulated with refined linseed and safflower oils, minimizing after yellowing and promoting maximum film flexibility. The most lightfast modern pigments have been used, giving the artist the same traditional hues so richly prized but with superior color retention.

Prima® Oil Colors
Martin/F. Weber Co.
2727 Southhampton Road
Philadelphia, PA 19154-1293
Phone: (215) 677-5600 Fax: (215) 677-3336
www.weberart.com

Developed with advice from leading art materials experts and teachers, Prima oils are formulated from top quality pigments and binders. Prima oils provide a smooth flow on all painting surfaces. They will out perform all student and economy brands and match other higher priced colors.

In the Mfg. # column there is a key for the opacity of the color. After the manufacture number are the following letters: OP identifies an Opaque color; ST identifies a Semi-Transparent color; and TP identifies a Transparent color.

Winsor & Newton® Artists Oils
ColArt Americas, Inc.
11 Constitution Avenue, P.O. Box 1396
Piscataway, NJ 08855-1396
Phone: (800) 445-4278 Fax: (732) 562-0941
www.winsornewton.com

Artists’ Oil Colours, manufactured from the finest available pigments, are of supreme quality. Each color contains the maximum pigment content consistent with good handling, while the greatest care is taken to preserve the unique individual color qualities.

In the Mfg. # column there is a key for the opacity of the color. After the manufacture number are the following letters: O identifies an Opaque color; and T identifies a Transparent color.

Folk Art® Enamels
Plaid Enterprises, Inc.
1649 International Court
P.O. Box 7600, Norcross, GA 30091
Phone: (770) 923-8200 Fax: (770) 381-3404
www.plaidonline.com

Folk Art Enamels™ is a specialty paint by Plaid Enterprises. They are a one-step, self-sealing paints and dishwasher safe formula for painting on glass and ceramics. These paints are waterbased, acrylic, and certified non-toxic.

Matisse Derivan Acrylics
Vynol Derivan Pty. Ltd.
1 Northcote Street
Mortlake, NSW 2022
Australia
Phone: 612.9736.2022
Fax: 612.9736.3637
www.matisse.com.au

Australian made and owned since 1964, Matisse Derivan has been committed “to make available to artists worldwide a premium paint whilst remaining environmentally and socially responsible”. They have grown to a multinational operation striving to produce the best product it can, guided by the requirements of its customers.

Shiva® Signature® Artist’s Oil Colors
Jack Richeson & Co., Inc.
557 Marcella Street
Kimberly, WI 54136
Phone: (800) 233-2404 or (920) 738-0744
Fax: (800) 23302545 or (920) 738-9156
www.richesonart.com

Shiva® Signature® Oils, under the direction of Jack Richeson & Co., Inc., offer Shiva’s original, high-quality formulas made from the finest grade of refined linseed oil. They are absolutely permanent and will not darken, yellow, fade or crack. They provide the richest color intensity, brilliance of hue and chemical purity available.

Golden® Heavy Body Acrylics
Golden Artist Colors, Inc.
188 Bell Road
New Berlin, NY 13411
Phone: (607) 847-6154
Fax: (607) 847-6767
www.goldenpaints.com

This original line of Golden Artist Acrylics is known for exceptionally smooth, thick consistency. It contains the largest assortment of unique pure pigments in a 100% acrylic emulsion vehicle available to the professionalartist. These colors offer excellent permanency and lightfastness. There are no fillers, extenders, opacifiers, toners or dyes added.

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Shiva® Professional Paintstiks®
Jack Richeson & Co., Inc.
557 Marcella Street
Kimberly, WI 54136
Phone: (800) 233-2404 or (920) 738-0744
Fax: (800) 23302545 or (920) 738-9156
www.richesonart.com

Paintstik® Oil Colors are refined linseed oil blended with a quality pigment and solidified into a convenient “crayon-shaped” form. They can be spread or blended and used in conjunction with conventional oils. These specialty oils are self-sealing to no sealant is needed. In most cases the paint dries in 24 hours.

Oil Equivalents:

This is a partial collection of colors from brands of oil paint not fully a part of the TCS Color Matching System. It contains both pure colors and some mixes. Whenever we get access to an oil color or mix in a brand we do not fully represent in the TCS system, we place it here. Oil Equivalents includes but is not limited to the following brands:

Grumbacher® Pre-Tested Oils
Sanford, Art and Education Division
2711 Washington, Bellwood, IL 60104
Phone: (800) 323-0749
www.sanford.com

Pre-Tested® is the name of Grumbacher's professional range of oil colors. It stands for optimal color development, high chroma, superior tinting strength, excellent adhesion, outstanding working properties and archival quality.

Rembrandt® Oils
Canson-Talens, Inc.
21 Industrial Drive, P.O. Box 220
South Hadley, MA 01075
Phone: (800) 628-9283 Fax: (413) 533-6554
www.talens.com

Both artists and amateurs choose the Rembrandt Oil Color range because of its quality. The highest possible concentration of pigment and extremely fine grinding gives all colors maximum color strength which ensures they retain their integrity even when heavily mixed with white.


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