Reversible and Non-reversible Medium

There are many uses for both reversible and non-reversible mediums in decorative painting.  A reversible medium can be taken back to a glaze with water (or alcohol like shellac).  Non-reversible mediums are far more common and are permanent (unless a solvent is used to remove). Reversible Mediums: Gouache Glaze = Gum Arabic + H2O + […]

Beer Glaze

A beer glaze is a reversible glaze, meaning that it is water soluble when dry. Once the glaze has dried it can be reverted back to its liquid state. Glaze in general is made of at least these three components: 1. Binder 2. Solvent 3. Colorant The binder is the “glue”, the solvent is the […]