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RE: Miracle size for gum


for me, i could never get any size based on acrylic to work with gum - 
fish eyes, horrible coating and flaking. but i haven't tried the medium 
from golden. only gessos and "acrylic medium 1: glossy" from lascaux.

I don't use dry pigs. But I get fish eyes with certain watercolor tube
pigments, namely those that are magenta-ish. However your cause is as you
suggest is probably the sizing medium.

I think Dick likes the Golden PVA medium for quick sizing in workshops. Easy
and quick for students to do in class without gassing everyone to death with