DecoArt All purpose patina is a patina which is diluent with water on a acrylic base. She gives the surface an antique look. Application: On painted workpieces - wood, ceramics etc. - Apply DecoArt All purpose patina with a brush, than immediately use an absorbent cloth to suck up the paint. A rest of patina will remain in the cuts and notches. If you use bigger objects, than work in sections. After patinating the object, let it dry for at least 24 hours, before you apply some protective coating. DecoArt All purpose patina is ideal to glaze rough wooden surfaces and objects of papier-mâché. Shake well before use. Clean the brush with water.