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CAUTION: The varnishing of watercolour paintings is a non-reversible addition to the artwork that will permanently change both the nature and appearance of the piece. Understanding these issues as well as performing application testing is critical before applying any varnish to a watercolour painting.   Watercolour paintings are very fragile and easily damaged if not protected. Traditionally framing the watercolour under glass has been the solution. It is possible to varnish watercolour paintings with minimal change to the colour and texture of the painting and to make the varnish completely removable with the use of an isolation coat. Without an...

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Molding Paste Pastes can be used to achieve a variety of effects and expressions. When used in conjunction with acrylic colors they broaden working properties and expand creative possibilities. Unlike gels, pastes are opaque because they contain Marble Dust or other fillers that create a white or clay-tone finish with a variety of textures and properties. Molding Paste can also be used to create foundations for painting either to create texture over a smoother surface, or to smooth out a textured surface. The absorbent qualities of Molding Paste make it suitable as a ground for nearly every painting and drawing media. Molding...

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