Schmincke Aqua Watercolor Mediums allow for creative techniques and exceptional effects to be added to traditional watercolor painting. Apply watercolor to canvas, as well as, create three dimensional effects unique to watercolor media.
Aerospray Fixative - A Universal spray fixative. Non-yellowing, age-resistant and colorless. Fast drying. Use as a final fixative for charcoal, pencil, pastel, watercolor, gouache, art prints, ink-jet prints, photographs. May be painted over with oil colors.
Collage - Apply Schmincke Aqua Collage pure or mixed with watercolor on the painting and strew or press textiles, silk paper, pigments, or sand into the wet medium. Stays water-soluble. Schmincke Aqua Collage mixed with Schmincke Aqua Fix becomes waterproof and can be painted over. Do not mix color and medium in the pan.
Effect Spray - Spray Schmincke Aqua Effect Spray into still wet watercolor for serendipitous, painterly effects. Spraying distance approximately 8 to 12 inches. Effects are lessened on strong absorbent surfaces. Attention: Specific areas to remain original should first be prepared with Schmincke Liquid Frisket or Masking Fluid.
Fix - Aqua Fix Medium increases resistance to water. If added to the color it dries to be waterproof. Allows more possibilities for transparent painting. Use in place of water for watercolor painting. Clean brush and palette thoroughly with water and soap immediately after use.
Gloss - Schmincke Aqua Gloss increases gloss and brilliance of watercolors. To be applied on dry watercolor pure or mixed with watercolor. Gloss effect decreases with stronger dilution. Remains water-soluble. Slows drying time. Attention: Do not mix color and medium in the pan.
Gum Arabic - Schmincke Gum Arabic is a viscous flow and binding medium for all gouache and watercolors. Improves transparency adhesion of undercoats, gloss and intensity of colors. Binder for own production of colors with pigments. Dilutable with water.
Masking Fluid - Schmincke Aqua Masking Fluid makes specific areas water resistant. The handy dispensing bottle allows for fine detail work. Dry thoroughly before painting. Do not leave masking fluid longer than 2 days on the paper. Rubs off easily with a finger or eraser. Comes in convenient dispensing bottle, Ammonia free. Available in Blue or Colorless.
Modeling Paste - Schmincke Aqua Modeling Paste allows three-dimensional operation and new structure effects. Apply on surface with spatula and paint over with watercolor, when color is dry. May also be tinted with tube watercolor or acrylic color. Available in Coarse or Fine
Oxgall - Schmincke Ox Gall is a natural wetting agent for degreasing of undercoats before painting with watercolors or gouache and, used sparingly, suitable as levelling agent for watercolors. Dissolved oxgall tends to flocculate by long storage but has no influence on the application.
Pasto - Schmincke Aqua Pasto is a transparent thickening medium which can be used pure or mixed with watercolor. Reduces color flow and improves gloss. Suitable for techniques with spatula in thin layers. It dries slowly and stays water-soluble.
Primer - Schmincke Aqua Primer is for various surfaces like canvas, painting boards, wood etc. May be tinted with tube watercolor or acrylics. To be applied with a spatula. Start painting with watercolor after drying. Clean spatula with water immediately after use. Available in Coarse or Fine.
Shine - Apply Schmincke Aqua Shine pure to dry paint, or mixed with watercolor to create shimmering pearlescent effects. Dilution reduces pearl effect. Aqua Shine increases drying time and remains water soluble. Works best over dark colors. Shake before use.
Caution - Follow safety instructions carefully. Not suitable for use by children. Shipping restrictions apply to hazardous materials.