Shellac Flakes

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250g 500g 1kg

Art Spectrum® Shellac is a resin secreted by the female lac bug. The dried Shellac flakes are dissolved in methylated spirits to make a varnish.

Shellac Varnish can be used as a varnish for rigid supports, furniture and applied for water-proofing wood cuts and collagraphs. If used as a protective coating for paintings it may yellow or crack over time.

*Note — This product is sold by weight, not by volume. Raw materials will settle at different rates in the package.