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Why worry about brushstrokes when you varnish? Liquitex Spray Varnish makes it easy to apply a flawless coat of final protection.
Liquitex Spray Varnish is a water-based, low odor varnish that provides durable, permanent film not only on paintings made with Liquitex Acrylics but on all acrylics, oils, and spray paints. It contains UV protection and is non-yellowing.
Choose from three finishes — Gloss, Matte, or Satin.
Shipping Note — Due to manufacturer distribution restrictions, Liquitex products cannot be shipped to addresses outside of North America.
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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
Liquitex acrylic spray varnish – satin
By Frank the Younger
from Clemmons, NC
Comments about Liquitex Spray Varnish:
I use Liquitex spray varnish (satin) to seal, protect and unify the surfaces of acrylic paintings on Arches rag paper before framing. The delivery is smooth and consistent. The finish is even and I really like the way the work looks when it's had a night to sit – the surfaces are very fresh and the satin finish is just right for a "just painted" feel. If there is a downside, the cans are small and don't last that long (don't know that anything can actually be done about that) and you should definitely use in a well-ventilated area as the fumes are pretty nasty.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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from Greenville, SC
This made applying varnish much, much easier than it was before. I was previously using liquitex pouring medium or gloss medium as a top coat varnish on my paintings, but they left brush strokes after being applied. This spray leaves no strokes, takes less than a minute to apply, dries quickly, and looks great. I am very happy with the outcome.
A great product
Odor was not as strong as some I have use. Needed multiple coats to get a good shine.
By Ted Connolly
from Bayonne, N.J.
Generally, I brush on varnish, both satin and gloss. Looking to try a spray, I purchased a can that was flammable and the odor was horrendous. I smelled it for days. Knowing there had to be a water based spray product, I searched and found Liquitex sprays. The final product is very good and the odor is not bad, however it does linger awhile. I will definitely purchase it again but also will use the brush on, as well.
Liquitex Spray Varnish
from New York
Great price, compared to the big online franchises. Quality product. The finish is fantastic and really adds that extra professional quality to the work.
Great coverage and not too glossy!
from Raleigh, NC
I use this product as a sealant and final coat. It really brings out the color especially darker colors for me. I tried other sprays and they were too glossy. You can control the intensity of the gloss by limiting your passes. I also tried paint on varnish and liked that effect to but sometimes the brush strokes would show adding unflattering stripes.
from orlando, fl
I have used this product, in the past, as a varnish - both the gloss and matt. Now, I have been using the matt spray varnish as a fixative, for colored pencil work. I had trouble with other fixstives because the 'carrier' in the fixative seemed to be disolving some of the lighter colors. I chose the Liquitex varnish because it is water based and would not dissolve wax. I have been pleased with the results.
Works for me.
from Winter Springs. FL
I have recently been working with colored pencei, which is wax based. I was using a fixative between layers of pencil, but found that my surface was 'krinkled' and bumpy.After some months, I finally decided that the fixative was dissolving some of the lighter colors and was causing the 'krinkle'. The fixative was using acetone as a base and so, I looked for something with a water base, because I figured that it would not have a chemical reaction with the wax.I am pleased to say that the Liquitex varnish has solved the problem. In addition, if I spray a full coat - where the entire artwork is covered with liquid - then the 'krinkle' and bumps are smoothed out.This product works for me.
love the finish
from northern wi
I use the satin liquitex spray to finish handcolored photographs. I love the finish of it. It looks deep and liquidy, but not "fake". I like it better than the Krylon and Golden sprays, but those are okay too. I have some trouble with "spitting" nozzles on all of the sprays I use, despite shaking the cans and cleaning the nozzles before use. Because my works are small size (under 11x14), it's not a real big issue for me.
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
By Jim the Runner
from San Jose CA
Needed to use on 2 paintings that were 48x48 inches. Spray was inconsistant and splattered - looked horrible. Purchased two cans and both were exactly the same. Might work better on a smaller piece, maybe 12x12 inches where you would have shorter sprays - but for anything larger, I do not recommened
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
Merchant response: We are sorry that this product did not work out for your project. Our Customer Care team would be happy to assist you with a return or exchange. You can reach us at 1-800-723-2787.
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