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Arabic gum – Evo

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Gum Arabic is not only a medium to crack. It serves since ancient Egypt for the realization of tempera. Some authors attribute to it five thousand years of good and loyal services. Gum Arabic is secreted by an acacia that grows in Arabia and Africa. It is a product of plant origin very widespread.

Our gum Arabic powder is very easy to dissolve in hot water.

Use:

Gum Arabic is used to make glues and paints. Gum Arabic can be used in tempera recipes, it is a good thickener for gouaches and the best fixative for oily or lean pastels.

Medium to crack:

Gum Arabic dissolves easily in lukewarm water, it can be used alone, to make a medium to crack by mixing an equal part of gum Arabic for a part of hot water. This cracking medium can be used with milk paints, Fusion paint or any acrylic paints.

You can also add an equal amount of fish glue to the gum Arabic already dissolved in the water, it will dry less quickly and the thickness will be easier to dose during application.

Let the mixture sit for 30 to 60 minutes to clear before application.

For a 100% translucent mixture wait 24 hours.

Composition:

Gum Arabic is a neutral or slightly acidic natural product containing calcium, magnesium and potassium.

Formats:

100 g, 250 g, 500 g or 1 kg

Composition:

Gum Arabic is a neutral or slightly acidic natural product containing calcium, magnesium and potassium.

Gum Arabic is used to make glues and paints. Gum Arabic can be used in tempera recipes, it is a good thickener for gouaches and the best fixative for oily or lean pastels

Medium to crack:

Gum Arabic dissolves easily in lukewarm water, it can be used alone to make a medium to crack or mixed in equal parts with the fish glue, it dries less quickly and allows the thickness to be measured during application. This cracking medium can be used with milk paints or any acrylic paints.

Let the mixture sit for 15 to 30 minutes to lighten before application. For a 100% translucent mixture wait 24 hours.

 

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