RESISTAD Water-Based-Gutta-Resist 8 oz.


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Water-Based Gutta – Medium Concentrate Resistad is the world's top performing water-based gutta resist! Developed by John Mitchell of Procolour in New Zealand, the formula was acquired and further improved upon by Jacquard Products in early 2017. Resistad's unique chemistry offers all the advantages of both permanent and removable resists plus more, without any of the disadvantages.
This is what has made it the almost universally favored resist of silk painters all over the world.

Utensils are easily cleaned with water, and there are no abnoxious fumes associated with using Resistad.



These are some of the advantages of Resistad over other resists: Concentrated for maximum control. Resistad is offered by Jacquard in a "Medium Viscosity" formulation that should be thinned with water or liquid dye to the desired consistency for the method of application. The recommended ratio for hand pipetting is 1:1 Resistad to water, but the ratio may be adjusted to taste. This concentrated approach also gives artists better economy and is much less costly to ship. Resistad is easily colored. Mix the resist with dye instead of water to create crisp colored lines instead of white ones. Resistad makes for an excellent delivery system for Silk Colors and other dyes. This means artists can create an infinite palette of colored guttas--clear, full strength, or pastel--all from a single concentrate, thus extending and liberating gutta creativity! Colored Resisatd resists just as well as non-colored resist. Resistad sample Superior hydrophobicity. Resistad resists better than any other water-based resist. This means you can achieve better detail in your work and can be much freer with the way you apply liquid color. If it is heat set, it becomes so resistant to water that you can even brush color over it. (Heat setting activates the gutta's water repellent properties, transforming it from water miscible to water resistant. The degree of heat setting determines the resistivity of the Resistad to a large extent, though air-dried Resists resists reasonably well, too!) Excellent for printing applications such as screen printing, block printing, stamping and sponging. Because of its high viscosity, Resistad prints as well as any other printing paste, and holds fine detail extremely well. This simply cannot be achieved with other resists. Printing Resistad means line work may be achieved with much higher precision than hand-applied lines and in a fraction of the time, making it great for commercial artists and production runs. Resistad washes out of the silk quickly & easily and does not change the feel, drape or luster of the fabric. Resistad resists as well or better than permanent solvent and water based resists, but does not change the hand of the fabric the way a permanent resist does. It is the best of both worlds! Utensils are easily cleaned with water, and there are no noxious fumes associated with using Resistad.

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