dd2u dd2u
Hi everyone!

I'm curious to know if anyone has a really great finish for Jacquard Metallics on canvas--for artworks!

I personally really dislike high gloss finishes on artwork---to me, it tends to "glare out" the finish of the overall piece under nice spotlights.

I want a finish that brings out the subtle beauty of metallics, without flattening them with a matte finish. (I've tried so many!)

Hopefully someone understands what I am saying!

I'm looking for a nice satin finishing glaze....somewhere in between, but cannot seem to find it in many fine art glazes, or otherwise...I've tried so many professional finishes! Perhaps a coating from another source besides fine acrylic or oil?????????????

I really like the finish created with Mod Podge...but it tends to be a bit tacky if used alone....and not a good UV rated covering.

Anyone have suggestion?

Greatly appreciated!
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Celia Buchanan Celia Buchanan
Hi,
Have you tried Golden Artists Acrylics semi gloss polymer varnish? It has great UV rating and a nice non glossy finish without being to opaque.
Celia
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dd2u dd2u
You know....that's probably one I haven't tried! Thank you for that suggestion! If it is a true semi-gloss, it may work. My local suppliers are so limited on Golden Products, and are more into carrying Liquitex, and their semi gloss dulls too much....or tends to leave a bit of a haze, since my art is also textured, and it's a bit too thick to smooth over perfectly.

Ever frustrating...but thank you again!
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