Golden Spirit Based MSA Varnish
GOLDEN Mineral Spirit Acrylic Varnishes with UVLS (Ultra Violet Light Stabilizers) dry to a tough, yet flexible protective finish. The UVLS system provides increased resistance to the harmful effects of ultraviolet radiation, making the product suitable for exterior as well as interior application. For restoration purposes, the varnish may be removed with mineral spirits or turpentine.
MSA Varnish can be used over a wide variety of paints, including acrylic, oil, alkyd, egg tempera, watercolour, and casein. As a topcoat for acrylics, it provides a harder, lower tack surface that is much less susceptible to dirt and is more mar resistant. It can also be mixed with oil and alkyd paints to accelerate drying and improve flexibility. MSA Varnish (Gloss) dries to a highly reflective finish.
MSA Varnish can be used over a wide variety of paints, including acrylic, oil, alkyd, egg tempera, watercolour, and casein. As a topcoat for acrylics, it provides a harder, lower tack surface that is much less susceptible to dirt and is more mar resistant. It can also be mixed with oil and alkyd paints to accelerate drying and improve flexibility. MSA Varnish (Gloss) dries to a highly reflective finish. MSA Varnish (Satin) offers moderate reflection, similar to most matte varnishes. MSA Varnish (Matte) finish is exceptionally flat. The different finishes can be intermixed, or used sequentially, to achieve the desired sheen. Note that the matte and satin MSA varnishes will lighten dark value colours, which is typical of reduced sheen varnishes. As a solution polymer, MSA Varnish is clear when wet. Compared to aqueous varnishes, this allows for better visual properties during application. It also suffers significantly less from foam generation and pinholes that can detract from the clarity and appearance of the finish. The varnish produces an extremely level finish, and is able to coat slick supports including glass and most plastics and metals.
MSA Varnishes must be thinned before use. They have been made thicker than the traditional application viscosity to maintain an even suspension of the solids within the varnish. Often, particularly in matte finishes, settling can result in streaking within the varnish film.
Delivery Times & Charges
**Covid 19 23/3/20 We are doing our best to cope with a vast amount of orders whilst we are short staffed so please bear with us as your orders may take a few more days than usual and we are unable to guarantee next day delivery.
We endeavour to dispatch your order as soon as possible after it is received, although some delays can occur during busy periods. Delivery is generally within 1 to 2 working days from the day you complete your order. Please allow up to 5 working days for your order to arrive before contacting us.
We may occasionally send part of the order if not all items are currently in stock. We will contact you in these instances and you will not incur additional shipping charges for UK mainland orders.
If there is likely to be any undue delay to your order we will attempt to contact you via phone or e-mail.
If there are any issues during delivery, the carriers will attempt to contact you by phone (if a number is provided). If the courier is unable to deliver, for any reason, a second delivery attempt will be made the next working day. The goods will then be held for 5 days with the carriers before being returned to us.
If your order is sent via Royal Mail they will leave a card if they are unable to deliver and you can either collect from your local sorting office or re-arrange delivery. If your package does not arrive Royal mail requires us to wait for 14 working days before we are able to raise a claim. Please contact us in these circumstances.
Please contact Lawrence Art Supplies directly if you have any issues with delivery, we will pass on instructions to the carrier.