[Grumbacher] A brand name for some synthetic latex emulsion artists' paints. Hyplar Acrylic Colors were introduced in 1962 as an acrylic emulsion paint for artists. A slight formula change was made in 1966 (Grumbacher website 2000). Another paint series, Hyplar Artists' Colors, contains a copolymer emulsion of polyvinyl acetate and an acrylic resin.
Synonyms and Related Terms
Hyplar Acrylic Colors; Hyplar Artists' Colors
Sanford Corp: Grumbacher history
Sources Checked for Data in Record
- Ralph Mayer, A Dictionary of Art Terms and Techniques, Harper and Row Publishers, New York, 1969 (also 1945 printing)
- Website address 1 Comment: www.sanfordcorp.com/grumbacher/background.html