Shellac is a natural product. Indeed, it’s a resin secreted by a bug from tree trunks in Asia.This resin is used for a long time for painting and furniture varnish. It’s this Shellac that is used to produce the Sennelier inks.
Inks are a very creative tool, we can use them for wash painting, calligraphy, illustration. With these inks, we can obtain satin finish or glossy finish with a thick application.
There are three ways to use the inks :
- undiluted, as it is in the jar, to take full advantage of the pigments luminosity.
- diluted with the Shellac based thinner to keep the ink consistency. - diluted with water to use it as a watercolor wash paint.
Try Sennelier Inks! They offer many creative opportunities thanks their vividness, their luminosity and their intensity!