Glue in flakes of animal origin used as base element for the preparation of various gilding products including glue for the gouache technique.
Animal protein based glue grains
For best product results leave the quantity of glue needed to soak overnight. This enables the glue to absorb the water and it can then be dissolved bain-marie with the addition of a small amount of water. During this phase it is advisable to stir continually to ensure even distribution of the glue. Once the product is thoroughly dissolved and blended, it is ready for use.
Store in a cool, dry place, away from water and damp.