Gilders Paste is a solvent based product where Inka Gold is a water based product.
Gilders Paste has a distinct odor. Read the information below for proper use of the product.
Baroque Art Gilders Paste is made of highly concentrated metallic and organic pigments blended with a wax base. It can be used both indoors and outdoors with little or no surface preparation.
Let the glowing metallic or vivid jewel-like tones of these innovative, decorative, non-tarnishing pastes transform polymer clay, picture frames, furniture, metalwork, artwork, molding, ceramics, textiles, or almost any clean, dry surface.
Porous materials such as cement, wood, ceramic, bisque ware, paper, gourds, polymer clay, traditional clay, modeling clay, paper mashie, decoupage, foam and alike all have a mechanical tooth which is a proper surface for Gilders Paste to attach to.
Apply Gilders Paste:
With finger, sponge, toothbrush, paintbrush or cloth in a rubbing motion or use other creative mediums to produce a unique finish.
Layered on top of one another or mixed to create different finishes or an endless color palette.
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. If polishing or burnishing is required allow 12 hours drying time.
Polishing the metallic Gilders Pastes 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 mat depending on the color.
A little Gilders Paste goes a long way:
27 ml container covers over 30 square feet.
Once dry, surfaces are durable and water repellant. Clean up with paint thinner or mineral spirits.
Caution — Use in a well ventilated area. Avoid breathing vapors. Avoid prolonged contact with skin. Follow safety instructions carefully. Not suitable for use by children.
Caution — Follow safety instructions carefully. Not suitable for use by children.
Q: The product is hard, is there anything I can do to rejuvenate the product.
A: Yes, just add a few drops of either; paint thinner, mineral spirits, turpentine or Turpenoid (turpentine substitute) knife in and mix. You're ready to go. The ability to rejuvenate this product allows a long shelve life. There is no need to mix up the whole tin, just mix what you need as you need it. Gilders Paste goes a long way.
Important: Do not use any oil base cleaners/solvents such as Turpenoid Natural. The oil content of these type of cleaners/solvents will not allow the Gilders Paste to dry and will remain wet or tacky for days to weeks. If you have accidentally used this type cleaner/solvent leave the tin open until completely dried out and then follow the suggestion for rejuvenation above.