Sizing is applied to paper to slow the absorption rate of the paper fibers and prevent water based inks from bleeding. This kit includes everything you need to make one gallon of sizing.
The glue alone can also be used as a fixative for Japanese pigments, although gum arabic is used more often today since it does not spoil as quickly.
The kit includes:
- 8oz of the highest grade animal skin glue, very finely ground so it will dissolve in water quickly
- 4oz of alum
- Detailed instructions