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Gamsol Gamvar Matte gives your work a unified and protective matte surface. Gamvar Matte reduces surface sheen, while maintaining the deepest values in your painting.Gamblin Gamvar Matte Varnish saturates the colours in your painting and gives your work a unified and protective surface. Developed in collaboration with the National Gallery of Art in Washington D.C., Gamvar can be easily and safely removed with Gamsol. Gamvar is virtually odourless and ready to apply straight from the bottle without modification. 

Gamvar Matte is water clear and stays water clear throughout the life of the painting. Formulated with resin and a mild solvent (Gamsol Odourless Mineral Spirits) it is virtually odourless. Oil paintings can be safely varnished after the paint is touch dry (test by gently pushing a clean fingernail into a heavily painted area. If it is firm you are ready to varnish). There is no need to wait 6-12 months before varnishing with Gamblin Gamvar. Apply Gamblin Gamvar as thinly as possible. Use a wide varnish brush in a vigorous brush action to ensure a thin even layer. Any excess can be patted off using a paper towel prior to applying to your painting. Gamblin Gamvar is easily removable with Gamsol, posing very little risk to paint layers below. To remove take two cotton cloths, one dry, the other soaked in Gamblin Gamsol. Rub in circular motion on the painting the wet cloth then repeat with the dry one.

Gamblin Gamvar Matte Varnish is available in-store and online at The PaintBox, home of the widest range of traditional and progressive Art Supplies in Adelaide.  At The PaintBox we source and stock quality art supplies which we import directly. This means that you have access to a greater variety and pay less. These are perfect for any artists from amateur to professional. They are also perfect for any budget size. Check out our loyalty rewards programme, which makes your artistic ambitions achievable. At these prices why not give these a go. Be sure to check out our other fabulous finds on our website and start saving today. Our knowledgeable staff at The PaintBox can guide you through our carefully selected ranges of art supplies for all applications. This is only a small selection of our stock. We sell many brands, weights, and textures, in-store only.  Please call 08 8388 7776 to enquire. We offer art tuition too!

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