Do you have to seal Gilders Paste?
There are varying opinions if you need to seal the Gilders Paste (after it has fully dried for 12 hours). We recommend that you do seal it with a clear matte finish acrylic spray sealer. We found that 3 light coats worked best. You can purchase such an item at art stores and some hardware stores.
How do I remove Gilders Paste?
To remove Gilders Paste, gently rub surface with paint thinner on a wet cloth, taking caution to not remove any lacquer. Apply in a circular motion and let sit for a few minutes and then remove any excess.
Is Gilders Paste permanent?
Finger Application on Bronze Clay Gilders Paste is a non-fading coloring medium for metal, glass, leather, ceramics, plastics and more. Permanent coloring can be sealed for outdoor use.
What kind of material is Gilders paste used for?
Wax-based Medium. Highlight Metal, Wood, Ceramics, Gourds And More With Beautiful Colors! \\”Silver\\”. 1.5 Oz – Covers Over 30 Sq/ft. Gilders Paste is a wax-based medium used to highlight metal, wood, ceramics, polymer clay, bisque, candles, gourds and more!
What kind of sealant to use on Gilders?
If you want a more lustrous shine, then use a satin or glossy sealant. Polishing the metallic Gilders Pastes with a soft cloth will produce a gilded finish substituting gold, silver, bronze leaf; nonmetallic pastes will be shiny.
Can you use nonmetallic wax instead of Gilders paste?
Polishing the metallic GILDERS® paste wax with a soft cloth will produce a gilded finish substituting gold, silver, bronze leaf; nonmetallic pastes will be shiny. If left unpolished the finish will be semi-gloss or matte depending on the color.
How long does it take for gilders paste to dry?
Thin out with paint thinner to transform the highly concentrated Gilders Paste for brushing, sponging, staining, washing or spray painting. Drying time varies depending on substrate and surface preparation, approximately 60 minutes to the touch on dry debris free surfaces and 12 hours for complete cure time.