An acrylic adhesive for gilding with gold leaf or imitation metal leaf or foils. The adhesive size has an open working time of up to 24 hours before it dries fully. This provides more time for working on detailed or large projects. Polyvine Metal Leaf Size is suitable for interior use (oil-based size is recommended for exterior gilding) on a variety of surfaces including picture frames, decorative features such as plaster moulding, and furniture. It can be used by artists to enhance areas of a painting with metal leaf.
Polyvine Metal Leaf Size is water based and has a low odour. Wash brushes and tools in water before the adhesive dries on them.