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Winsor & Newton Professional Fixative Aerosol (400ml)

  • Colourless formula
  • Quick drying
  • Protects artwork from smudging and dust
  • 400ml

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Winsor & Newton Masterclass: Using A Fixative With Charcoal

Made with a colourless aerosol formula, Winsor & Newton Professional Fixative is specifically formulated to protect your artwork from smudging and dust. It has a non-yellowing solution and dries to a low sheen.

Simply spray an even layer over your work to prevent it from smudging or dusting. Use two or three very light sprays and wait several minutes between each application for optimal results. The fixative dries quickly and is completely transparent

Why choose Winsor & Newton Professional Fixative?

Ensuring easy and even application, Winsor & Newton Professional Fixative is perfect for use on charcoal, pencil, pastel and chalk drawings.

How to make the most of your fixative

Pastel drawings have a tendency to be fragile as the particles on the paper are not surrounded by a binder. Adding a coat or two of fixative will give that little bit of extra protection, saving your artwork from smudging if brushed against by mistake.

A light coating of fixative will help to stop pastel dust sticking onto glass once the picture is framed. It also improves the lightfastness of pastels. However, using too much fixative can cause considerable colour change to your pastel drawing as the fixative wets out the pigment.

How to use Winsor & Newton Professional Fixative

Use at room temperature to ensure an even spray and make sure you use it in a well-ventilated room. Shake the can before use.

Keep your artwork horizontal or slightly tilted and hold the can 25 - 30cm from your work. For an even coating, start the spray at the side of the work and spray from top to bottom. Apply light coats only in order to minimise colour change.

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 : 39
  • Average Grade : 4.9 / 5
  •  the 11/02/2020
  • 5/5
Used correctly does not leave a stain on the art.
  •  the 07/01/2020
  • 5/5
Gives a great fix for even the softest pastels
  •  the 07/10/2019
  • 4/5
does what it is meant to do.(was recommended by a member of our local art group) price was competitive.The acetone odour is not user friendly and it should be used in a well aired environment.
  •  the 27/09/2019
  • 5/5
Fantastic product
  •  the 23/09/2019
  • 5/5
I haven't used this product yet, but bought it based on the weighty reputation of Winsor & Newton.
  •  the 25/08/2019
  • 5/5
I chose W&N Professional Fixative from an online survey of similar products of different brands. I am very happy with using this product on charcoal, just one spray is all I need to fix my drawings.
  •  the 25/07/2019
  • 5/5
Great product.
  •  the 10/05/2019
  • 5/5
Arrived safely
  •  the 23/04/2019
  • 5/5
brilliant for'fixing' colour pencils on fabric
  •  the 08/03/2019
  • 5/5
Easy to use. Excellent coverage. Fast drying.
  •  the 15/02/2019
  • 5/5
It does precisely what it says on the tin .
  •  the 01/02/2019
  • 5/5
Does what I expected
  •  the 24/01/2019
  • 5/5
A very good product
  •  the 06/11/2018
  • 4/5
effective fixative could benefit from better spray nossle.
  •  the 01/11/2018
  • 5/5
winsor and newton - always good
  •  the 29/10/2018
  • 5/5
Not used in anger yet.
  •  the 19/09/2018
  • 5/5
Just the job!
  •  the 15/09/2018
  • 5/5
best for the price
  •  the 15/09/2018
  • 5/5
First rate.
  •  the 15/08/2018
  • 5/5
good reliable brand and at a good price on this site
  •  the 05/05/2018
  • 5/5
Does exactly what I bought it for.
  •  the 25/04/2018
  • 5/5
Lowest cost available quality priduct
  •  the 05/04/2018
  • 5/5
As described and does the job well.
  •  the 13/02/2018
  • 5/5
Product arrived as described
  •  the 16/01/2018
  • 5/5
Excellent product again! Absolutely critical to fix that lovely powdery chalky creation.
  •  the 01/12/2017
  • 5/5
Works well
  •  the 28/07/2017
  • 5/5
Easy to use and does the job!
  •  the 03/06/2017
  • 4/5
as good as anything else on the market
  •  the 01/06/2017
  • 4/5
great
  •  the 23/03/2017
  • 5/5
high quality, good price. better price than in class art shops. very effective and does the job
  •  the 22/03/2017
  • 5/5
Good product
  •  the 15/03/2017
  • 5/5
I have used this item before and it does exactly what it says on the tin as the saying goes
  •  the 12/03/2017
  • 5/5
Product met expections with the lowest price I could find online.
  •  the 31/01/2017
  • 5/5
Very good
  •  the 25/01/2017
  • 5/5
W&N always good for the task
  •  the 11/12/2016
  • 5/5
as it says on the tin
  •  the 08/12/2016
  • 5/5
Used this before and like it.
  •  the 23/10/2016
  • 5/5
Very good.
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