These sets feature modern and versatile acrylic colors that can be used in various ways. The colors are easy to mix and you can use them on many different grounds as long as they are free of dust and grease and are sufficiently absorbent. They work well on artists canvas and paper, as well as plaster, board, wood, stone and cement. The paint can be thinned with water, dries quickly and once dry, it has a silky sheen and is waterproof. The drying time is often less than an hour, depending on the thickness of the paint.