• How to varnish a gouache painting for framing without glass

    14 days ago - By Lena Rivo

    I've often been asked about varnishing gouache paintings and framing them without glass, similarly to oil or acrylic paintings. So, in this post, I´ll describe in detail my process for varnishing gouache paintings, while at the same time preserving their archival properties. I am very excited about this tutorial because being able to varnish my gouache paintings and frame them without glass has made a huge difference for me and it might be a revelation for you too!
    What I realized while varnishing my gouache paintings is that varnish restores the true characteristics of the colors. It...
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