About Zest-it® Cold Wax Additions - Marble Dust
Zest-it® Marble Dust is an excellent addition to Cold Wax to give
texture and more substance to the wax and oil mix.
250 gm Zest-it Marble Dust
Marble Dust as it comes
Our Fine Grain Marble Dust is a product of the UK and is made from pure Marble rock. It is 100 mesh size and is technically known as Calcium Carbonate (CaCO₂).
It can be mixed with Cold Wax, to give extra substance to the wax and allows Impasto marks to have greater volume and texture. It can also be added as a dry powder to the painting, this also gives texture to the work.
It can be added to Gesso or PVA glue to give extra 'grittiness' for painting with wax. Makes an excellent surface for Pastel artists when applied to paper with either Gelatine, Gesso or PVA, gives a good surface with plenty of 'tooth'.
It is basically an inert (chemically inactive) substance and has been in use for 100's of years. Used also when making traditional Gesso using rabbit skin glue.
How much do you add?
It is classed as a Non-Hazardous product, however, do be aware that it is a dusty material.
Sizes available - 250 gm; 500 gm and 1.48 Kg.
We also have a Slate Dust and a Limestone Dust.
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