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Liquitex A registered trademark for a series of paints containing quinacridone organic pigments. In general, ACRA® paints are transparent and have excellent lightfastness. The Liquitex paints are dispersed in a clear Acrylic resin. As of 2020 (and perhaps before), the term 'Acra' is no longer used by Liquitex to characterize the pigment content of its paints.

Synonyms and Related Terms

ACRA; quinacridone red

Resources and Citations

  • Ralph Mayer, A Dictionary of Art Terms and Techniques, Harper and Row Publishers, New York, 1969 (also 1945 printing)

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