Gold size

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a composition used in applying gold leaf.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The gold leaf is incredibly delicate and is lifted with the brush by static electricity then applied to an area left tacky with gold size, a type of varnish," Mr.
Animal lovers were alarmed to discover that an unidentified Slovenia-based owner had put the gold size 14 jacket up for sale on the web.
Then with the paintbrush, brush the acrylic gold size on to the pots in your chosen pattern.
A round pot lid was used to mark out the sun shapes on the doors, then Rachel painted inside the circle with one hour gold size. You should be able to find size in any good art store, but a gloss varnish would also work.
Adding a product called Japan Gold Size to the stain helps speed the drying process.