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YL026 Traditional Natural Animal Gelatin
YL026 Traditional Natural Animal Gelatin
  • Model: YL026
  • Shipping Weight: 30g
  • 100 Units in Stock

Price:   $11.99

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Brand: import from Japan

Size: 31 * 3 * 0.2 cm

Weight: around 28 g

Usage: for mineral pigment powder using

use 10 times more water to dilute the gelatin you

need. For example, if you cut off 2g gelatin, you need 20g

water to dilute it then.

Making alum gelatin water: 

a basic formula is that 4g gelatin, 200cc water, and 1.3g

alum. According to Chieh Tsu Yuan Manual of the

Mustard Seed Garden, for different seasons the

proportion of the formula is different:

In summer, 60% gelatin to 40% alum;

In autumn, 80% gelatin to 20% alum;

In winter, 70% gelatin to 30% alum.

Purpose: it is perfect to process natural colour chips.


once it is diluted, it is better to keep it in fridge because

the product is made with natural animal skins and can get

bad easily.

Gelatin is the most famous sizing agent in history. It is not

'acid free' but still lasts forever. This gelatin is a classic

gelatin extracted from animal skin. It is mixed with

impurity substances such as fat to keep stable, resistant to

water, and flexible. It is perfect in terms of transparency 

and stickiness, and widely used for layering colors in

 paintings. This product is gelatin handmade in Japan.


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This product was added to our catalog on Sunday 15 July, 2018.