About Zest-it® Limestone Dust use as a Cold Wax Addition
Zest-it® Limestone Dust is a successful addition to Cold Wax and Oil mixtures
it gives soft texture and more 'body' to the wax/oil mix.
200 gm Zest-it Limestone Dust
Limestone Dust as it comes
Our Fine Limestone Dust is a product of the UK and is made from pure crushed Limestone. It is a fine powder. (Calcium/Magnesium Carbonate: CaMg(CO₃)₂
It can vary slightly in its creamy colour and gives a little colouration to the wax mixture. Mix it with Cold Wax - it gives extra body to the wax and allows Impasto marks to have greater mass and body, but gives a softer look than Marble Dust.
It has a less 'gritty' feel than the Marble Dust and can be added to Gesso or PVA glue to give extra 'grip' for to the surface when painting with wax.
Like the Marble Dust it is basically an inert (chemically inactive) substance and has been in use for 100's of years.
How much do you add?
It is classed as a Non-Hazardous product, however, do be aware that it is a dusty material. It goes without saying - Always wash hands with soap and water after using any type of art product.
Sizes available - 200 gm; 400 gm.
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