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Dec 29, 2018· Artist paints. Watercolor: Pigments are dispersed in water or a watersoluble chemical. Oil: Pigments are dispersed in an oilbased (organic) chemical such as linseed oil. Acrylic: Paint in which the binder is made from a plastic polymer emulsion. Tempera: Traditional paint that uses egg as a binder.