ARTEZA Vivid Artist Quality Acrylic Paints, 60-Count

Last updated date: March 1, 2023

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ARTEZA Vivid Artist Quality Acrylic Paints, 60-Count

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We looked at the top Acrylic Paints and dug through the reviews from some of the most popular review sites. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Acrylic Paint you should buy.

Update as March 1, 2023:
Checkout The Best Acrylic Paint for a detailed review of all the top acrylic paints.

Overall Take

This acrylic paint provides a huge selection of acrylic paints that are marked individually with lightfastness and pigmentation ratings. This high-quality set of paint can create professional finishes that will last a long time.

In our analysis of 43 expert reviews, the ARTEZA Vivid Artist Quality Acrylic Paints, 60-Count placed 10th when we looked at the top 15 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

UK Acrylic Paint Set of 60 – features Pick the right size for Your project Acrylic Paint Set of 60 – colors 5×7 (14) 8×10(14) 9×12(14) 12×16 (14) 24×36(5) 36×48(5) 5×7” White Blank Canvas Panel Boards, Pack of 14 8×10” White Blank Canvas Panel Boards, Pack of 14 9×12” White Blank Canvas Panel Boards, Pack of 14 12×16” White Blank Canvas Panel Boards, Pack of 14 24×36” Stretched White Blank Canvas, Pack of 5 36×48” Stretched White Blank Canvas, Pack of 5 Acrylic Paint Set of 60 (22 ml, 0.74 oz.) Acrylic Paint Set of 14 (120 ml/4.06 oz.) Watercolor Paint, Set of 60 (12ml/0.4 US fl oz) Gouache Paint, Set of 60 (12ml/0.4 US fl oz) Gouache Paint metallic Set of 12 (12ml/0.4 US fl oz) Oil Paint, Set of 24 (12ml/0.74oz) Acrylic Paint, Set of 60 (22 ml, 0.74 oz.) Acrylic Paint, Set of 14 (120 ml/4.06 oz.) Watercolor Paint, Set of 60 (12ml/0.4 US fl oz) Gouache Paint, Set of 60 (12ml/0.4 US fl oz) Gouache Paint metallic, Set of 12 (12ml/0.4 US fl oz) Oil Paint, Set of 24 (12ml/0.74oz) Quick Drying ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ ACMI / EN 71 ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ Non-toxic ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ ✓ Paint Type Acrylic Acrylic Watercolor Gouache Gouache Oil Available Colors 60 14 60 60 12 Metallic 24

Expert Reviews

Expert Summarized Score

8 expert reviews

User Summarized Score

919 user reviews

What experts liked

In terms of lightfastness, ARTEZA Acrylic Premium exceeds any expectation: they resist durable exposition to the sun, preventing significant color fading.
- Wow Pencils
March 15, 2019 | Full review
Great for beginners. But don’t be fooled by the kid friendly nature. For budding students and hobbyists who paint on occasion, this set is also a great pick as well.
- Createlet
September 4, 2018 | Full review
The paints are smooth and highly pigmented to provide true, consistent shades on canvas, paper, wood, and other surfaces.
- Best of Machinery
May 13, 2019 | Full review
Rich, vivid pigments
- HQ Review
One thing that did impress us in terms of performance was the colors’ lightfastness which is more than just sufficient given the price.
March 20, 2019 | Full review
You have a money back guarantee with these acrylic paints.
- Secret Asian Man
April 30, 2019 | Full review
I really enjoyed this little painting I hope you join me to paint this little painting with me and try out these paints and if not using whatever paints you have as you can see you can learn to work with them
- My Final Review
If you have issues related to safety then we must tell you that this color set is certified for not being toxic by ACMI. The pigments are rich and vivid and so you can never complain about the colors.
- HelloPortable

What experts didn't like

They become sticky if the colors are blended and have many layers
- Wow Pencils
March 15, 2019 | Full review
Limited to medium / small scale paintings
- Createlet
September 4, 2018 | Full review
Colors can’t be bought individually
March 20, 2019 | Full review
You cannot purchase the paints individually which means replacing the colors can be extremely difficult because it’s unlikely that you’ll find a color that matches the depleted one.
- Secret Asian Man
April 30, 2019 | Full review
I find them to be slightly less opaque in other words they don’t cover correct quite as well they’re probably a little more medium in them than the paints I’m used to and the pigments aren’t quite as strong.
- My Final Review

Our Expert Consultant

Amy Markham   
Artist and art educator

Artist and educator Amy Markham is the creator of Starling, a podcast dedicated to helping artists develop depth in their creative practice. A graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University, Amy has been an art educator since 2001. Today, she teaches middle school art at a school outside of Memphis, Tennessee. Her personal artwork explores myth-making and symbolic understandings. Through her brand, Starling Creative Living, she leads others to explore art production as a method for enriching their life experience.

An Overview On Acrylic Paints

Acrylic paints are one of the most popular and widely-used paints around. Acrylic paint is water-soluble, meaning you can be a little messy when you’re painting and the paint will still easily wash off of your skin, making it a fantastic product for crafts or to use with children who tend to get everything on themselves.

“This versatile paint is a favorite of fine artists and crafters alike,” says our arts and crafts expert Amy Markham, an artist, middle school art teacher and the creator of Starling, a podcast dedicated to helping artists develop depth in their creative practice.

Acrylic paint is a product that combines color pigments with a synthetic resin that is quick-drying.

“Once the paint dries, it is waterproof and can also be painted over,” says Markham. “There are a variety of price points and qualities of acrylic paints.”

Craft-level acrylic paints are generally the most affordable of the options you will see, but don’t let that discourage you from trying them out. A set of craft paints like the Crafts 4 All Non Toxic Acrylic Paint, 24-Count can give you a huge selection of colors to play with while not having to worry about wasting expensive paint.

“Craft-level acrylic paint comes in small bottles and are thinner in consistency than tube acrylics,” says Markham. “They are thinner because they contain less pigment and more water, which makes them inexpensive. Good for hobby level projects and crafts these paints can be used on a variety of surfaces, such as wood, fabric, paper and canvas.”

If you’re planning to use a lot of paint, whether it be for a group of people working in a classroom-like setting or a craft night with friends, there are sets of larger bottles of paint that offer more of each color paint in a quantity large enough to be a good value in bulk. Sets like these let you use more paint without fear of running low like the smaller tubes might make you feel, so if you know that you will be using a lot of paint, or even just keeping the paint for many future projects, you might be better off purchasing a set with larger bottles.

“These mid-grade paints are perfect for beginners and artists on a budget, but, once you have a feel for the process moving to artist-level paints is a good idea, especially if you plan to show or sell your work,” Markham says.

The bulk paint bottles do only offer basic colors that need to be blended together whenever you would like to achieve a color that is not offered. This mixing of paints to get the exact right color can be challenging to more intermediate artists that really desire the exact right color for each section of their painting.  This is where a set of smaller tubes of paint can start becoming your friend. There are sets of artist-level paints that set themselves apart from student-level paints by offering a lightfastness rating on each tube, which tells you in a quantifiable method how long the paint should last after sitting on the canvas for years while ultraviolet light does its best to fade the finished paint. The second factor that you can look for on a tube of artist-level paint is whether or not it has a hue or a pigment as the source of its color.

“If the paint says hue on the tube, it implies that it is a synthetic color and not pure pigment,” says Markham. “Some pigments are rare and very expensive, so this allows a better price point. This does mean these paints will have lower color saturation and overall be less vibrant.”

Having a synthetic hue is not necessarily a bad thing for most artists. The rare pigments that are needed to make some of the finest artist-level paints are often times very expensive. It is common to find sets of paints that offer a myriad of different colors that one might like to use in their paintings. This variety of colors means you won’t have to mix the paints as much to find something suitable for your canvas, or whatever medium you might be painting on, which is a good thing due to how overmixed mid-level paints can often start turning into a muddy brown color that loses its vibrancy. If you can find a set of acrylic paints that offer multiple colors that you can envision yourself using, then it’s a good practice to start with the lower-priced set of synthetic hues and work with them until you find that your ability as an artist is limited by your paint, a distinction that may very well take many years of practice in your art.

The Acrylic Paint Buying Guide

  • Mixing cheaper paints together can often lead to finding less-than-perfect colors in the end. Markham points out a distinction in what makes craft-level paints hard to mix properly. “One thing to consider when using these is that they are often already tints and shades of colors, which gives artists a multitude of colors to choose from,” she says. “But this means they have already been mixed with white or black to make the colors you are getting. Therefore, when you mix these you often will get muddy and dull colors.”
  • You’ll be able to really make your painting pop off the page when you use acrylics, which can help you create depth of field and texture. “Another benefit of working with acrylics is the ability is the range of viscosity you can get with these paints. There are fluid acrylics and heavy body paints creating a range of fluidity from staining and washes to thick buttery application,” Markham says. “You can also mix these paints with a variety of acrylic mediums that can change the consistency of the paint. Mediums can help you build textures, create layers of transparent colors and make the work matte or glossy. These are a fun way to experiment in your painting process.”