In decoration technique : Meudon White acts as a filler and pigment in the manufacture of a number of recipes for traditional paints such as oil paints, special whitewashes, coatings, putty, gelatinous white.
In artistic technique : the gesso, which can be covered with linens before painting. It allows to increase the covering capacity of these paintings.
Basic recipe :
- Rabbit skin glue into granules
- Blanc de meudon (Meudon white) or calcium carbonate
Allow 75 g of skin glue to swell in 1/2 liter of water for 12 hours.
Heat the mixture in a saucepan over low heat. Gradually add 1 kg of white Meudon. The mixture obtained must be very smooth.
Let cool before coating your canvas, wall or furniture with a wide spalter.
Pass 3 layers warming the gesso and adding water if necessary. Sand.
Your support is ready !
In the house, for the maintenance of windows and mirrors :
Dilute 3 tablespoons of blanc de meudon in 1/2 liter of water. Coat a rag with this preparation and pass it over your mirror or window in small circles.
Rinse thoroughly with clean water.