Natural Pigments Aged Lime Putty is of the highest purity for intonaco and other plaster coats. This lime putty comes from our own lime pit, aged at least two years and has been extensively tested for use in fresco. With lime of this purity it is possible to create brilliant fresco painting that will have excellent permanence. Also, can be used for a variety of plaster finishes, such as marmorino, Venetian stucco, scraffito and scagliola.
Natural Pigments is a limited liability company based in Willits, California. We manufacture and distribute rare and hard-to-find materials for fine artists and decorators. We specialize in supplying artists' materials that were used in historical painting since pre-historic times up to and including the nineteenth century.
We constantly search for materials and products of the finest quality so that we can bring them direct to you from the source. To do so, we travel the world to find materials specifically for use by professional artists and decorators. We obtain minerals from mines in Afghanistan, Chile, Russia, Ukraine and Uzbekistan, to name a few places, processing these into natural pigments. We purchase resins, gums and plants from India, Kenya and Malaysia to make natural varnishes and painting mediums.
Our mission is to provide the largest variety of natural pigments, paints and other professional artists' supplies, enabling us to bring you a selection that makes shopping for rare and hard-to-find art materials easy. Our objective is to promote the education and use of these materials among artists by providing detailed information for their employment in encaustic, fresco, oil, watercolor and tempera painting.
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This product is shipped from our warehouse in Gretna, NE, USA.
This product is brand new and includes the manufacturer's warranty, so you can buy with confidence.
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If I am using this for a fresco will I still need to mix in sand for both the arriccio and intonaco? asked by Sierra on Aug 03, 2017
You need to add sand to lime putty for arriccio and intonaco. answered by Tatyana (Staff)
on Aug 04, 2017
Can this item be used as a regular colour paint to paint the stone walls in the basement? Is it liquid or it requires adding some water? asked by Nick on Nov 01, 2016
It is a putty and must be diluted with water to use. Pigment must be added to it for colors other than white. It can be used in a technique called "white wash". answered by Olga (Staff)
on Nov 02, 2016
Is your aged lime putty the same as non-hydraulic lime putty? asked by Robert on Nov 17, 2016
Aged lime putty is non-hydraulic lime putty. answered by Tatyana (Staff)
on Nov 18, 2016