Holbein Watercolor mediums

Gum Arabic Paste

  • W 463 – 15ml

Holbein Gum Arabic Paste results in an impasto effect when mixed with watercolors. Available in a 15ml tube.

Multi Sizing Liquid

  • W 470 – 60ml

Artist grade sizing liquid used to reduce the absorbency of paper. Dilute it with warm water and apply it with a broad brush. Available in 60ml squeeze bottle.

Gum Arabic Medium

  • W 471 – 60ml

An Artist grade medium which will, when mixed with watercolors, enhance gloss and transparency. Mixing with opaque colors, like gouache and posters colors, will also increase their transparency. Available in 60ml squeeze bottle.

Watercolor Medium

  • W 472 – 60ml

When mixed with watercolors, Holbein Watercolor Medium facilitates fine line and stroke development by improving flow. Available in 60ml squeeze bottle.

Iridescent Medium

  • W 474 – 60ml

This artist-grade medium is designed to facilitate iridescent (pearlescent) effects when used with water based media including watercolor, acrylic, gouache and acrylic gouache. Available in 60ml Squeeze bottle.

Ox Gall

  • W 475 – 60ml

Holbein Ox Gall Medium is an artist-grade wetting agent that improves flow and enhances wet-into-wet techniques when mixed with watercolors. It also improves the acceptance of watercolor on paper, particularly hard-sized papers. Available in 60ml squeeze bottle.

Masking Fluid

  • W 479 – 55ml

Holbein Masking Fluid allows artists to mask highlight areas of their work and can also be used on painted surfaces. If masking liquid is too thick, thin with water or soapy water, and apply to paper surface with a brush or pen. Wait for mask to completely dry before applying paint. Once the paint is dry, remove Holbein Masking Fluid with a soft eraser or rubber pick up.