Bone glue is one of the most frequently used glues since Prehistory, for example for making arrows. Since Antiquity people used this glue for painting. Bone glue was one of the most important raw materials of the Middle Ages. The glue should be heated at a max. temperature of 60 degrees Celsius au bain-marie to make it fluid and sticky. Hare / rabbit glue is made of hare and rabbit skins.
Making glue paint
Glue paint was already used in Prehistory. To make it, you can soak and resolve the animal glue in warm water au bain marie. Consquently you rub the glue with pigments. This paint is not water resistant.
Test the material on a small surface before use. Celtic WebMerchant is not liable for the obtained color result.
This item is handmade at the Zaanse Schans in a traditional Dutch windmill from 1782. This is the only remaining still working paint windmill in the world. Pigments have been grinded in Dutch windmills for centuries.
Color: transparent, dark
No hazard symbols, safe for normal use
Shipping outside Europe
This item can't be shipped outside Europe.