The essential auxiliaries

Drawing Gum, a peelable rubber solution for the realization of artworks using ink, watercolour or gouache, as well as varnishes and fixatives.
A wide range of auxiliaries allowing you to further expand your creative desires.

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Drawing gum

Drawing Gum, peelable solution used to keep areas free. Available in 45ml and 250ml jars.

Graphic India Ink

Graphic India Ink is available in 45ml, 250ml and 1 litre jars.

Watercolour varnish

Watercolour varnish protects the artwork without altering the shades. Non-yellowing.

Ox Gall

Several drops added to the colour are enough to improve the veneer as well as its adherence.

Graphic India Ink

Graphic India Ink is available in 45ml, 250ml and 1 litre jars.

Crystal varnish

A solvent based varnish, Crystal varnish is thick and very covering. It forms a particularly brilliant film which reinforces the depth of the colour.

Surfine Varnish

With its non-yellowing acrylic base, the Surfine Varnish renders a fine protective satin film which enhances the sheen of the colours.

The Water based Gouache varnish

Of a satin finish, The Water based Gouache varnish is applied without repeats to avoid soaking the Gouache coats.

Propriétés

Graphic India Ink

Opaque, satin black ink.

Cleaning:

Water.

Surfaces:

Paper, Bristol board, cardboard.

Drying:

Within hours after the dilution and paper weight.

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Drawing Gum

Drawing Gum is a gum that is peeled off,  for the execution of works in reserve in ink, watercoluor, gouache ...

Surfaces:

Paper, Bristol board, cardboard.

Cleaning:

With water before drying.

Drying:

In about 15 minutes depending on quantity used and surface.

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Ox Gall

Ox Gall is used with gouache.

Surfaces:

Gouache may be applied to all surfaces , but  it is difficult on slick  surfaces (plastic, acetate).

Cleaning:

Water.

Varnish

Varnishes protect illustrations in ink or gouache against friction, moisture or ultra-violet. They also change, the intensity and depth of colour.

Application

Graphic India Ink

The Graphic Ink is a very fine dispersion of black carbon, that combines colour strength and excellent lightfastness.  It is fluid without dripping; it may be diluted with water to achieve wash. It resists water and, washing once completely dry.

Drawing Gum

Applied with a brush or pen on parts of the design intended to be protected from colour. The colouring is done after the Drawing Gum is completely dry. To rediscover the parts that have been covered, simply remove the Drawing Gum with a finger or an eraser when the colours are perfectly dry.  

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Ox Gall

A few drops added to the colour are enough to significantly improve the veneer and the adhesion of colours on water resistant surfaces, such as plastic, acetate.

Varnishes

Surfine Gouache Varnish
Composed of a non-yellowing acrylic resin, the Surfine Gouache varnish gives a thin protective film. Its glossy finish enhances the brightness of colours. Cleaning brushes with petroleum essence. Dry away from dust: two to three hours depending on the thickness and temperature.

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Water based Gouache Varnish
The water based gouache varnish offers a satin finish once dry.  It should be applied by avoiding making corrections in order not to soak the layers of gouache. Cleaning: with soapy water. Dry away from dust: for about one hour depending on thickness of application and temperature.

Solvent based UV Varnish
Satin finish when dry, the varnish is waterproof and non-yellowing. It filters out ultraviolet rays, thereby preventing the degradation of certain colours sensitive to light. It is particularly recommended to protect the illustrations made with Colorex watercolour inks. Shake well before use. Cleaning brushes: with petroleum essence.  Dry away from dust for: two to three hours depending on the thickness of application and temperature.