A general class of resinous polymers derived from esters, amides or other acrylic acid.
Paint used on new plaster, which is durable in contact with lime.
Mechanical bonding of a coating to a rough surface as contrasted with adhesion, which is chemical bonding.
Metal paint designed to inhibit corrosion.
These paints contain toxic compound, which kill any fungi attempting to feed from it.
Paint that contains a grit (sand, plastic chips, cork dust) that forms a grippable surface that breaks the "tension" of the water.
This is the process of artificially ageing paint.
The imitation of bamboo through painting turned or carved wood to copy the bamboo knots and grains, the decorating it.
Undercoat staining through the topcoat.
Bubbles appear on the paint film. Caused by water vapour being attracted by heat and forming spaces beneath the film.
Milky opalescence on lacquer usually happens if paint was applied in wet or cold weather.
Powdery deposit being formed on a dry paint film surface.
Checking, Cracking, Crocodiling, Alligatoring
Splits that appear in the film of the surface coating. Caused by the use of excessive driers or recoating before the undercoat is dry.
Diluted layer of paint or propriety product that is applied over the base coat to provide a wash or "glimpse" of color.
Imitates old-peeling paint and provides cob-web look.
Process that was developed to imitate the crazing of very old varnish.
Scratching plaster to prepare the surface for the next coat.
A type of paint made by mixing the pigment with glue or size.
Making a finish look older than it really is or time worn and rugged.
A chemical preparation added to paint which causes it to dry quickly.
A white fluffy surface deposit that is caused by salts in the plaster being drawn to the surface.
Actually now referred to as semi-gloss.
The final coat that serves as protection layer from weather, moisture, knock and chips.
Paint or varnish lifting away from the surface in the flakes because of the breakdown of the adhesion.
Method of painting on wet plaster with tempera colors.
Essentially the application of a gold finish.
Putty used to set glass in window frames and fill nail holes and cracks.
Painting imitation of the fiber lines of wood.
Swelling and standing up of wood grain caused by adsorbed water and solvents.
A type of varnishing to imitate the lacquering work from the east.
A glossy type of paint finish.
Layering of numerous coats of varnish, sanding in between coats.
The paint is passed through the voids that surround the design.
The first coat of paint that is applied to a raw surface.
Wrinkles occurring in the paint film as it dries. This happens if the paint has been applied too thickly.
Solvents used to thin coatings.