As with all of the Liquitex hv acrylics, Van Dyke Red offers the active ranges of versatile and dominating, commanding and complementary. All Liquitex acrylics have the ease of application required for the finest finish and accomplished effect. Upon selecting the color that will best reflect the purpose of the room or furnishing being painted, take diligent care to provide a professional applicaiton by taping off areas to be avoided, and ensuring the surface to be painted is clean and free of any loose sanding grit. Acrylic is the most forgiving painting medium and applies with ease and smooth detail to all surfaces. After using Liquitex acrylic once, you will be a confirmed and convinced user for all painting needs.