237 ml (8 fl oz) spray bottle
Lac Water Varnish is a natural resin varnish that can be used as a fixative on watercolor and tempera paint to isolate painting layers in glazing techniques and enhance color saturation. It can also reduce the absorbency of traditional gesso and chalk grounds. It is based on a recipe used by watercolorists of the 19th century.
It can be combined with the to "fix" the paint layer before applying it.
Contains natural ingredients. Does not contain organic solvents. It can be thinned with water.Directions
Clean brushes with warm water after using this product. If Lac Water Varnish dries on brushes, it can be removed by soaking brushes in household ammonia. To ensure desired results, always make a test piece for your particular application and surface.
Watercolor Paintings: Allow to dry thoroughly (typically overnight, depending on the thickness of the paint).
Tempera Paintings: Allow to dry thoroughly (typically 1-3 days, depending on the thickness of the paint).
Gesso and Chalk Grounds: Allow to dry thoroughly (typically overnight).Application
Apply with a broad, flat, soft-hair brush or spray on with an atomizer.
Brush Application: Lightly spray onto the surface using the pump spray or brush. Wet the surface evenly by gently spreading the varnish over the area to be covered. Brush gently to avoid disturbing the underlying paint. Allow to dry thoroughly before applying another coat.
Spray Application: Spray a fine mist over the surface with an atomizer. Allow to dry thoroughly before applying another coat.