Modelling pastes, texture gels and special effect gels for acrylic colours


Crackling paste

for crackles in acrylic


For crackles in acrylics. This fine, white, even and highly absorbent acrylic paste forms crackles while drying. Can be dyed with acrylic colours (max. 30%) or be overpainted after drying. Application with brush or spatura on grease free, sustainable and especially rigid surfaces. 

Thinner: Water




    • The product is ready to use and will be applied pure or dyed with acrylic colour (with max. 30%) on a grease-free ground with pallet knife. The paste has brightening effect.
    • Drying process and crackles depend on the layer thickness and the amount of added acrylic colour. Best results are achieved at 18-25°C and drying time of some hours. Drying under higher temperature has a high influence on the crackling results.
    • Delicate grounds can be primed with gesso 50518.
    • Clean working equipment with water or water and soap. Dried residues can be removed with the brush cleaner 50051 or eco brush cleaner 50052.
    • Product can be painted over with acrylic colours and the crackles can be dyed (keep surface absorbency in mind). The absorbency can be reduced by using the following Schmincke products: size/pre-primer 50510, size/primer 50511 or acrylic painting medium 50550.
    • Please don´t use the product below temperatures under 12°C object- and room-temperature.
    • Close immediately after use.
    • Store in a cool and dry place.
    • Protect from frost.
    • Individual pre-tests are required.


    Sizes: 300 ml

    Contains: pure acrylate dispersion, fillers, additives, water

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    Contains 1,2-Benzisothiazol-3(2H)-one, 2-Methyl-2H-isothiazol-3-one. May produce an allergic reaction.