Americana Sapphire DA099 Americana Acrylic Paints are premium, all-purpose, matte finish acrylic paints available at a budget friendly price. These paints deliver superior coverage with a permanent, durable finish. They are water- based and non-toxic and can be varnished to create various sheens. They are intermixable and suitable for use on almost any craft surface. The colors are highly pigmented with a smooth, creamy consistency and clean up easily with soap and water. How to Use Americana Acrylics: Shake well before using. Apply one well-brushed coat using a soft brush or sponge brush. Apply multiple coats when using more transparent colors. Allow to dry thoroughly before applying additional coats or varnishes.