ADDITIVES & CHEMICALS
Helmar H4000 Silicone Oil 100ml
Helmar Silicone Oil is a dispersing agent and can be used to create a variety of effects including cells in resin or acrylic artworks. Repels ink & water. Silicone oil can be dropped directly onto the resin or mixed with resin before applying. Note: Silicone oil may cause marking in the resin if applied from a great height. If using a resin/silicone oil mix, allow the base resin layer to sit for a…
Jacquard Alum 450g
Jacquard Alum (Potassium Aluminium Sulfate) is used to pretreat fabric or paper before marbling to ensure that designs transfer clearly. It is also used as a mordant with some natural dyes. For more about Jacquard Alum click here.
From $104.99 Carrageenan is a natural seaweed gelling agent that provides a viscous surface (known as the “marbling size”) excellent for fabric and paper marbling. For more about Jacquard Carageenan click here.
Jacquard Colour Remover
From $17.99 Jacquard Colour Remover can remove dyes and stains as well as whiten any natural fabric, rayon and some nylons. It does not work on polyester. Color Remover requires high heat, which may be problematic for wool. It is not bleach. It can also be used for discharge techniques. Note: When removing dyes, the fabric colour does not always come out white. A completely different colour may re…
Jacquard Damar Resin 230g
Jacquard Damar Resin 230g. These crystals are resin from a tree found in the East Indies. It is used for hardening beeswax by raising its melting temperature when used in encaustic applications. To make your own encaustic medium: because the damar is in its raw state (it comes from the tree), it must be melted with the beeswax and strained to remove impurities. Use in a well-ventilated area. Melti…
Jacquard Gum Arabic
From $4.99 Jacquard Gum Arabic is used as a binder medium for a variety of applications. Use with water and Peral Ex Powdered Pigments (or dry pigments) to make your own transparent watercolors, washes, stamping and calligraphy inks. For use on paper, wood or any surface that will not be washed. Gum Arabic produces a glossy, easy to brush or stamp on paint that easily mixes and cleans up with wate…
Jacquard Removable Water-based Resist 59ml
This superior, ready-to-use resist easily washes out with warm water (Even after steaming or setting), revealing the white or coloured silk beneath. Removable Water-based Resist keeps the silk completely soft to the touch and allows artists to create layered designs, as in batik. It holds a crisp line without spreading and does not shrink or pucker when dry. Removable Water-based Resist may be tin…
Jacquard Silk Salt 56g
Jacquard silt salt is used to create a varied, beautiful textured look on fabric. For more about Jacquard Silk Salt click here. Packaging may vary.
Jacquard Soda Ash Dye Fixer
From $13.99 Jacquard Soda Ash Dye Fixer is a mild alkali that promotes the chemical reactions between Procoin MX fibre reactive dyes and cellulose fiber. It is also known as sodium carbonate, washing soda, or salt soda. Soda Ash is necessary to activate and set Procoin MX dye. For more about Jacquard Soda Ash Dye Fixer click here.
Jacquard Sodium Alginate SH 56g
Sodium Alginate SH is a seaweed derivative that is used to thicken dyes for painting, stamping or screen printing. For thicker fabrics, use a thinner consistency of liquid dye solution to ensure dye penetration. For more about jacquard Sodium Algenate SH click here.
Jacquard Synthrapol 180ml
Jacquard Synthrapol® is an industrial strength, pH neutral, liquid detergent used as a prewash and afterwash for dyed or painted fabrics and as a wetting agent for fabric dyes and paints. Synthrapol® has the unique property of keeping loose dye suspended during washing, thus preventing backstaining while aiding in the removal of excess colour. For more about Jacquard Synthrapol click here.
Jacquard Urea 450g
Urea is a humectant that attracts moisture from the air. Urea is used when applying dye solutions directly to a fabric, as in tie dyeing or hand painting. It slows the drying process; therefore it allows more time for the dye to react with the fiber and yields deeper shades. Urea can be used with Sodium Alginate thickener for screen printing, painting or direct dye application. For more about Jacq…