Fontenay Base

Fontenay Base is ideal for sealing surfaces, and providing a stable working base and undertone prior to gilding. Ideal for creating the ‘distressed’ look on a new frame, it helps to helps ensure even colours, and to warm up gold metallic tones. It is suitable for use on wood or plaster.

  • Seals surfaces and provides an undertone prior to gilding
  • Ideal for creating the distressed look on a new frame
  • Suitable for use on wood or plaster
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Unit Size:

30ml BP




Apply Fontenay Base with a brush and allow to dry for one to two hours. Smooth the surface with an extra fine abrasive. Clean brushes in white spirit.