Gloss Varnish Spray

Archival permanent gloss varnish for acrylics

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Seal your acrylic work with a transparent, gloss acrylic layer which is breathable, permanent and protects against UV damage.Unfortunately at this time we cannot ship this item to Hawaii and Puerto Rico.

Sizes
14oz/400ml


All our paints are intermixable and water-based, with archival results. Tested and certified at Duke University by the ACMI. Conforms to ASTM D4236

Unfortunately this item cannot be shipped to Canada due to local legal restrictions. Please Contact us if you require a Canadian Safety Data Sheet. Please refer to safety data sheet for safety information


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What it does
  • 100% acrylic polymer varnish adds a gloss sheen, protects and resists dirt retention
  • Dries clear to a flexible, non-tacky, hard surface
  • Increases brightness and color saturation
  • Adjusts and unifies surface sheen
  • Improves surface durability - ideal when shipping or exhibiting
  • Protects colors from UV light damage
  • Resists discoloration - yellowing and fogging - caused by humidity, heat and UV
  • Depending on the substrate it allows surface moisture to pass through and breathe
  • Allows for easy cleaning without fear of damaging the acrylic paint film
  • Semi-opaque when wet, transparent when dry
  • Use on flexible or rigid supports
  • Ideal for complete coverage of heavy textures and vertical applications
  • Designed for interior and exterior use
How to use it
  • As this is permanent, do a patch test first
  • Before varnishing ensure paint surface is fully dry (72 hours-two weeks depending on thickness)
  • Ensure your space is well ventilated and dirt and dust-free
  • Place the artwork flat on a surface - always varnish horizontally
  • Use long, even strokes, covering the surface top to bottom while moving from one side to the other - don't go over bits you have missed, but leave to dry and then re-varnish area
  • Apply up to three thin coats, allowing at least three hours dry time between coats
How not to use it
  • Don't apply in one thick coat, but several thin coats, to avoid drips and cloudiness
  • Don't go back over areas you have already done, as this can cause clouding
  • Don't attempt to remove once applied
  • Do not use with any non-acrylic media

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