Plastic Varnish Flat available in Quarts, Gallons & Five Gallon sizes.  Clear acrylic, sealer, binder, extender
Plastic Varnish Flat
Sealer ~ Binder ~ Extender

Sculptural Arts' Plastic Varnish is a high quality water based, non-toxic, fast drying sealer/clearcoating for all types of porous & non-porous surfaces. Its superior adhesion makes it an excellent binder/extender for mixing water base pigments, paints and dyes. This easy to use plastic liquid may be used on stage floors, walls, video, film, scenery, exhibits, costumes, masks, puppets, properties, and crafts.




Dries Clear


Surface Prep

Stage Floors



Dry Pigments




Dry Time

Video & Film Work

Clean Up


Plastic Varnish Flat- Creates a "dead" flat finish, eliminates lighting angle sheen and is ideal for video and film work. Creates a tough flat finish even capable of reducing sheen on an underlying shiny surface. For a semi-gloss finish, mix with Sculptural Arts Coating's Plastic Varnish Gloss.

Concentrated - Up to 350 sq. ft per gallon depending on the porosity of the surface. Plastic Varnish Flat was designed to be extended with water for large area coverage: On non-porous surfaces 1 gallon may cover up to 1000 sq. ft. Note: Thinning too much with water may reduce the flatening effect!

Dries Clear - Wet edges blend easily with no bubbles or overlapping milky streaks.

Tinting - Tint with ARTIST'S CHOICE SATURATED paints, acrylics, temperas, universal tints or dyes.

Surface Prep - All surfaces must be clean and free of oil, wax, dust and other contaminates. Surfaces should be completely dry prior to application.

Stage Floors - Seal/clearcoat floors: Granular surfaces - Mix 1 part Plastic Varnish to 1 part water. Smooth surfaces - Mix 1 part Plastic Varnish to 2 parts water.

Walls - Seal raised or painted surfaces, enhance colors and protect pieces during shipping: Mix 1 part Plastic Varnish to 3 parts water.

Glazes - Create beautiful glazes over marbles and faux painting: Mix 3 parts Plastic Varnish, 1 part water, and 1 part colorant.

Dry Pigments, Small Grain Textures, Bronzing Powders & Micas - Mix 1 part Plastic Varnish with 1 part dry pigments. Add water to desired consistency and color. Apply a mica mixture in one direction to get platelets to lay out properly.

Application - Plastic Varnish may be applied by brush, roller, pad applicator, sponge or sprayer. Stir thoroughly.

Dip - Seal/protect small items. Thin Coating - mix 2 parts Plastic Varnish with 1 part water. Medium Strength: Mix 4 parts Plastic Varnish to 1 part water. Tough Coating - Use full strength.

Spraying - Mix Plastic Varnish with water according to the spray equipment manufacturer's specifications. Clean immediately after use with hot water.

Dry Time - Under normal conditions, dries in minutes. Walkable after 2 hours. Non-tack (hardest finish) after 3-4 days. Low temperatures, high humidity, poor ventilation, may increase drying time. DO NOT STICK ON ADHESIVE TAPES UNTIL SURFACES ARE TOTALLY CURED.

Material Safety Ratings of- Health 0, flammability 0, Reactivity 0 and Personal Protection 0. These safety ratings make Sculptural Arts Coating's Plastic Varnish ideal for use in all types of shops and Safe for working with volunteers and children.

Clean up - Use warm water and soap to clean tools and equipment.

Cautions - Use adequate ventilation. * Close container after each use. * Do not apply when surface or air temperature is below 45F. * Store between 50F - 100F. * Keep from freezing. * Do not take internally. * Avoid breathing spray mist. * DO NOT MIX THIS WATER BASED VARNISH WITH OIL.

Warranty - Directions are as complete as possible, but can not encompass all conditions, applications, techniques and /or surfaces which are beyond our control. The user must determine the suitability of this product for his or her particular application(s) and accepts full responsibility of that determination and responsibility for any consequential damages should they arise. The Manufacturer and Seller make no warranty expressed or implied and accept no responsibility other than replacement of product.

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