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Can I use the edding acrylic products for other surfaces as well?
Yes, this is possible. The ink of the edding acrylic products can be used on almost all rough surfaces. Most popular for acrylic painting is paper and canvas, however and for this application type the range has been optimized. For textiles and other special surfaces such as e.g. Porcelain, we recommend specialized product solutions from edding, whic...0 min reading time
What can I do if the nibs of the edding acrylic markers get dirty?
Try to do some lines on a jotting paper until the nib is clean again. Afterwards, you can continue working on your painting....0 min reading time
How long do the products of the edding acrylic range need to dry?
The drying time depends on the surface and on the marker model. In general, the drying time on canvas is higher than on paper. The acrylic markers medium and fine are quick-drying. Due to the increased ink application of the wider chisel nib, the ink of the acrylic markers broad takes a little longer to dry than the acrylic markers medium and fine....0 min reading time
How thick does paper need to be for the edding acrylic range? What about dark paper?
All paper types offered for painting purpose can be used. However, this is very much depending on the product you use (a broader nib will always result in higher soaking of paper), as well as the technique (multiple layers intended?) and the very own painting style (increased pressure on nib opens the valve system and results in ink flow). If very t...0 min reading time
Can I put together the colours of an edding acrylic range set myself?
No, unfortunately, that is not possible. If you are going to buy a set the colours are fixed but there is the possibility to buy every pen individually so you can create your own set. The sets are only created to get started quickly and easily....0 min reading time
Can the colours of the edding acrylic range be mixed without getting the nibs dirty?
Yes, this works. The acrylic ink can be mixed before dried. For tips and techniques on how to mix the colours see https://www.edding.com/ideas/manuals/acrylic-basics/tips-and-techniques/ . The nibs of the edding acrylic markers get coloured, however. Nevertheless the nibs can be cleaned easily by writing on a separate piece of paper. If the nibs get...0 min reading time
Can I use the edding acrylic markers with a stencil?
Yes, definitely. Just be aware of the size of the acrylic marker you are using....0 min reading time
If you use the edding acrylic products on a normal paper sheet, does the ink strike through?
No, the ink does not strike through on paper and canvas. ...0 min reading time
What can I do If the paint of the edding acrylic markers isn't flowing smoothly?
Try to shake the marker again till the formula gets well mixed. Remember to store your markers horizontally to avoid heavier elements settling in the valve....0 min reading time
Do the nibs of the edding 5000, 5100 and 5300 acrylic markers dry out?
All edding acrylic marker models have a cap off time of min. 30 minutes....0 min reading time
Are the colours of the edding acrylic range weather resitent?
All colors of the edding acrylic range are permanent and water-proof when dried. The weather-resistance was not tested due to little relevance and complex test procedure. ...0 min reading time
How can I remove the paint of the edding acrylic products from windows or glas, from cloths or the desk?
As soon as the colours are dried, they are permanent especially on textiles. You can try to remove the ink from insensitive, "smooth" (sealed) surfaces with nail polish remover or alcohol....0 min reading time
What is the proper application of the edding 5400 3D double liner?
The edding 5400 acrylic 3D double liner can be either used directly on various surfaces (preferably on surfaces like canvas/paper/wood) for 3D effects, or the paste can be diluted with water and applied with a brush as common for acrylic paint. Furthermore the edding 5400 3D double liner comes with two different nozzles to distribute the acrylic pa...0 min reading time
Do the colours of the edding acrylic range shine in the dark or under uv-light?
The colours neon yellow (065), neon orange (066) and neon pink (069) of the edding 5000/5100/5300 and 5400 acrylic markers are fluorescent, meaning that they reflect at UV light but they do not shine in the dark....0 min reading time
Do the colours of the edding acrylic range have to be fixed with a coating spray to make them last longer?
No, this is not necessary. Once dried the colours are permanent and do not need a special coating....0 min reading time
What makes the edding acrylic range special?
The edding acrylic markers are applicable to many surfaces, they dry fast and are water and light resistance. Furthermore, we invented an innovative method to make Acrylic painting handy and easy to do. You can take the products with you wherever you want and get started really fast with incredible results....0 min reading time
Can I drink from my mug if it is painted on the inner side with edding acrylic markers?
No, that doesn't work. For porcelain colouring, we offer a specially developed marker: the edding 4200 porcelain brush pen....0 min reading time
Where are the edding acrylic products manufactured?
The whole edding acrylic range is produced in Germany. ...0 min reading time
Does edding sell spare nibs for the acrylic markers e-5000, e-5100 and e-5300?
Yes, spare nibs will be offered for all three edding acrylic marker models. The nib can be changed easily. ...0 min reading time
Can I write on stones with the edding acrylic markers e-5000, e-5100 and e-5300?
Yes, this is possible. ...0 min reading time
Can I still use a brush and a palette knife to paint with the edding acrylic markers?
Yes, of course. The markers are just a tool to getting started with acrylic fast and easy and without a lot of equipment. The colours are water-based and can be easily painted with water and a brush before drying. The paste of the edding 3D double liner can be applied directly to the surface and then worked out with a brush and palette knife....0 min reading time
Where can I get tips and ideas for using the products of the edding acrylic range?
On our website, you can find a lot of ideas and templates. We also offer an inspirational booklet and video tutorials....0 min reading time
How often should I pump the edding 5000, 5100 and 5300 acrylic markers to get started or while using?
Before using for the first time, the acrylic markers must be activated as follows: First, shake the marker vigorously with the cap still on, then remove the cap. With the nib facing down, prime the pen on a piece of test paper, carefully pressing down on the paper a few times until ink fills the tip. The marker is now ready for use. Special note on...0 min reading time
Are the edding 5000, 5100 and 5300 acrylic marker refillable?
No, that is unfortunately not possible. Due to its valve system, the acrylic markers can not be refilled. ...0 min reading time
Do I get a goodie with every edding acrylic marker?
Only when buying a starter set (small or large) you will get a special goodie. Depending on the size of the set it will be a postcard block or an A4 painting block....0 min reading time
Do the colours of the edding acrylic range have a matt or glossy/shiny finish?
The colours have a matt finish, gold and silver additionally have a metallic finish....0 min reading time
How is the opacity of the edding acrylic range colours?
The 26 colours of the edding acrylic range are divided into 3 different opacity levels: highly opaque, semi-opaque and transparent. Accordingly, transparent colours can be covered with opaque colours. The other way round you will need to apply several layers to cover opaque colours with a transparent one....0 min reading time
How should the edding acrylic markers be stored?
Once activated, the markers should be stored horizontally at room temperature....0 min reading time