MM20 Water Based Patina | Patina Paint Medium

Water Based Patina is Matisse Medium MM20. It is a glazing medium designed to create aged patina effects. This medium slow the paint's drying time but keeps the paint's binding and water fast capacity intact, no matter how little paint is used. MM20 Water-Based Patina will allow time for the free movement of the paint and contains extra binder so that only small amounts of paint can be used (as little as 5% paint) in a glaze form whilst remaining water fast once dry.

A great way to antique without the hassle of oil-based mediums.  Water-Based Patina only takes 4 to 6 hours to dry.

How to use Water-Based Patina 

  1. Clean project of all dust, grease and oil.

  2. Moisten your project with a cotton cloth soaked in MM20 Water-Based Patina to prevent the surface from absorbing too much colour.

  3. Dab Matisse Flow Burnt Umber or Raw Umber on the cloth soaked in MM20 Water-Based Patina and spread over your project, beginning at the outside edge and moving into the centre.

  4. Wipe back excess colour to the desired effect with a clean cloth.

  5. If you have made your item too dark, apply MM20 Water-Based Patina to a clean cloth and wipe over to remove colour while the project is still wet.

  6. Allow antiquing to dry for at least 24 hours, depending on the weather and how heavily the project was antiqued.

Safety Data Sheet for Water Based Patina (SDS-GHS Compliant)

To view or download a copy of MM20 SDS, please CLICK HERE* (282kb) *The above link will open an external Dropbox window

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