Arabic gum is the binder traditionally used for watercolor. It is made from acacia and is the oldest of the gums.
Dammar gum is a resin secreted by a tree in the Indonesian Islands. It has been used since the 19th century in painting for the manufacture of varnishes and painting mediums. It produces a natural, transparent, satin-to-gloss finish, which does not yellow over time. Used as an adjuvant in oil paint and wax, it is soluble in the aqueous phases and is diluted in the essence of turpentine.
This liquid acrylic 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.
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 be used for many applications (binder for artistic paintings, cementitious tile adhesive, thermal insulation system, flexible glue, repair mortar, etc).
Glue of animal origin, it has a powerful tackiness and can be used in many ways (sealant, glue, coating, paint, etc). The rabbit skin glue is known for its properties of flexibility and finesse.
Eccocera Carnauba natural wax is intended for dry, solid and absorbent interior surfaces and is applied to walls and ceilings coated with lime, plaster or cement.
Yield : (according to roughness and porosity of the supports - on closed support and smooth weakly rough) 1 kg of wax in 1 layer covers 20 to 30m ².