Casein paint


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casein paint

[′ka‚sēn ¦pānt]
(materials)
A paint with casein substituted for linseed oil.

Casein paint

A water-based paint, used in fresco painting on wet plaster.

casein paint

A paint made from a mixture of skimmed milk or buttermilk, earth-colored pigment, water, and a small amount of lime; widely used in the US and in Britain during the 18th and 19th centuries.
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CASEIN PAINT WITH LIME Yields about 1 quart 1 gallon nonfat milk 2 1/2 ounces "Type S" lime (dry powder available at hardware stores) 2 1/2 cups water Natural earth pigment (more or less depending on desired color) 6 cups filler (usually whiting) 1.