Talc has an opacifying power that brings dullness and velvety to whitewashes and coatings. In artistic painting, talc mixed with gum arabic and pigments makes it possible to obtain a painting similar to gouache.
BLANC de Meudon acts as a filler and pigment in the manufacture of a number of recipes for traditional paints, but also for the preparation of surfaces to be painted. It increases the covering capacity of paints and is also used as a household product ...
Lime water is the water used to extinguish quicklime. It is therefore still lime-laden but no longer has the white color that inevitably fades the dye. Its transparency makes it possible to create very lively tones without blocking the support. Use: for work at Fresco to obtain very strong colors, patina, fixative for whitewash .
The salt of alum fixes the color, while waiting for the taking of the plaster or the wash. Put 1 kg of alum salt for 10 kg of lime. Attention, it does not allow the hanging of the whitewash on a closed support.
Black soap is a multi-purpose product. In painting, it is used for cleaning brushes and provides shine for the manufacture of whitewashes or smoothed coatings. It can be used for washing animals and also for the maintenance of the house.
acrylic powder binder is a mixture of vinyl acetate and acrylic copolymer. It provides good adhesion, flexibility and water resistance to mortars containing hydraulic binders such as cement, gypsum or lime. It can also be used for the following applications: ...
Methylcellulose is used in the preparation of paints and whitewashes, as well as mortars or lime stuccoes.It is an adjuvant and a water retainer.It is also used as a resin for the manufacture of traditional gouaches as well as for the preparation of vinyl, acrylic and tempera colors.
This binder with water is used to fix the pigments on a support. It is flexible and makes the support washable while keeping some porosity ...it is also used as a replacement for a white paint, and makes it possible to obtain the hue of the powdered pigments, which is not the case with a white paint.
Casein (milk protein) is a natural fixative for whitewashes to which it provides matte and velvety.Used by artists from the Middle Ages, it is perfect for frescoes and icons.A little neglected over time, it returns to fashion especially in the decoration of painted furniture.