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Alternative to Epoxy Resin

By August 13, 2009

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If you've been to any contemporary art shows recently, you've likely seen a painting or five with a very thick, very glossy layer on top of the color. It's most likely a layer of epoxy resin, which is great for short-term gloss but have longevity issues in terms of yellowing and cracking because it's so rigid. So would a self-leveling acrylic medium work as a replacement? Here's an expert's answer...

See Also:
Introduction to Acrylic Paint Mediums
Pouring Acrylic Instead of Brushing


August 13, 2009 at 3:26 pm
(1) Starrpoint says:

Interesting information. I have seen paintings coated in this stuff, but did not really think about the downside.

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