When you want to protect and showcase your latest creation, make sure to use an exterior acrylic varnish. #216 Exterior Varnish from Nova Color gives your artwork an eye-catching satin finish while increasing the color saturation to make your color palette pop.
Adding an acrylic varnish exterior is an essential final step when you’re creating artwork. This final coat not only makes your colors stand out, but it also protects your creation from harmful UV rays, discoloration, and dirt build-up for years to come.
Our exterior acrylic varnish is created for exterior use. This means the exterior varnish is ideal for use for your outdoor art projects. Use acrylic varnish to protect exterior wood or patio furniture that you’ve painted. Or, use it as a varnish for an outdoor mural.
Of course, this exterior acrylic varnish is also versatile enough to use for all your creative endeavors. Use the exterior varnish as a collage glue for mixed media pieces or as a medium to add more sheen and fluidity to your acrylic palette.
When using our exterior acrylic varnish, remember that a little goes a long way. Use thin, even coats to create a clear satin topcoat and avoid any cloudiness.
Consistency: Creamy Fluid
Primary Usage: Topcoat
Special Properties: Best applied in two thin coats with a soft brush. Remove any drips or bubbles, as they can be permanent and lead to cloudiness. Do not overwork, as this can lead to cloudiness. Can also be used as a collage glue or a Medium.
A clear creamy fluid that is used as a topcoat to seal, increase color saturation, & protect your Acrylic masterpiece from discoloration & UV damage
What the product does:
Dries a clear & satin finish
Increases color saturation
Protects your acrylic work from dirt build-up, discoloration, & UV damage
For exterior use
How to use exterior acrylic varnish:
Before application, ensure your acrylic work is completely dry (drying time may differ depending on weather conditions)
Apply in quick thin strokes with a soft brush (apply 2 coats for best results)
After varnish completion, allow 1-2 days to dry
Cloudiness may result from excessive brushing or agitation, or brushing after the film has begun to dry
Remove any drips or bubbles
Can be used as collage glue or a medium
You can thin your Exterior Varnish by using water (over-thinning with water may result in poor adhesion)
Do not allow to dry on brushes or tools
Clean your brushes or tools with soap & water after use
Dries permanent & is water resistant