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Gum Arabic

Using this natural tree sap, artists can provide a protective coating that helps to maintain the shape and structure of the bristles. Be a true professional – take pride in your tools!

ABOUT

Gum arabic is a water soluble type of tree sap sourced from the acacia tree native to Africa.

USAGE

The process of using gum arabic is simple, but it takes discipline. Buy high-quality Gum Arabic (gum arabic can last longer by cutting it down with water).

This natural gum is water-soluble and frequently used as a sizing agent for artists’ paint brushes. By applying gum arabic to the brush bristles, artists can provide a protective coating that helps to maintain the shape and structure of the bristles.

THE DECORATIVE PAINTERS TOOL KIT

It is frequently used as a sizing agent for artists’ paint brushes. By applying gum arabic to the brush bristles, artists can provide a protective coating that helps to maintain the shape and structure of the bristles. Proper brush care will help brushes last longer and will keep brushes shaped appropriately. Since it is reversible then it can be removed with water.

THE TECHNIQUE

To use, dip the  brush in the solution.

Shape the brush with your fingers. Leave to dry in a safe place

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