Sale General Purpose Varnish 400ml Matt

Winsor & Newton General Purpose Matt Varnish (400ml)

  • Protects your artwork from dust and moisture
  • Use on paper, wood, metal and modelling materials
  • Non-yellowing
  • Matt finish

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Protecting from dust and moisture, Winsor & Newton General Purpose Varnish is ideal for use on a number of surfaces, including paper, wood, metal and modelling materials. 

What is a Varnish?

Traditionally a combination of drying oil, resin, and a thinner or solvent, Varnish is a transparent liquid which dries to form a hard, protective film.

Why use a Varnish?

In addition to preserving artwork, and offering protection against dirt and dust, a varnish evens out the final appearance of the paint, ensuring a uniform finish. 

Why choose Winsor & Newton General Purpose Varnish?

Available in Matt and High Gloss finishes, Winsor & Newton General Purpose Varnish is removable with Winsor & Newton Artists’ White Spirit or Distilled Turpentine.

This Winsor & Newton guide provides advice on How To Use Aerosol Varnishes.

Who are Winsor & Newton?

In 1832, William Winsor and Henry Newton introduced the first moist water colours to the world. Today, Winsor and Newton remain the premier choice for artists, offering a wide variety of fine art supplies including: oil, water colour, acrylic and alkyd paints, pastels, artists' brushes, canvases, papers and portfolios. 

Product Reviews
  • Number of Reviews : 5
  • Average Grade : 4.4 / 5
  •  the 23/11/2020
  • 4/5
I use this varnish to reinforce and protect paper and thin card skins applied to card models. The varnish does it's job well, but the following points need to be made. As with all aerosols spraying must be carried out in a seperate space with ventilation. The odour is particularily strong with this product, but will clear after a few hours. The problem with spraying paper and thin card is of course that the material gets very wet, which could lead to problems of stretching and balooning of the fabric. I now now to apply two coats of spray from a distance, leaving time for the paper to dry fully between coats. A positive effect is than no false colouring is deposited, unlike some sprays I used from different manufacturers in the past.
  •  the 01/11/2020
  • 4/5
does the job - no problems.
  •  the 30/07/2020
  • 4/5
Very good.
  •  the 12/06/2019
  • 5/5
Great
  •  the 08/02/2018
  • 5/5
Excellent good value

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