Special lacquers for crackle finishes


Crackle varnish 2

for crackle finishes (Step 2)


Medium for crackle finishes in combination with RAPID undercoat 1 (50071). Water-dilutable and water-removable every time.

Thinner: Water




  • Shake well before use.
  • Crackle varnish 2 is ready to use, but can be diluted with water if necessary.
  • The remains water-soluble after getting dry.
  • Please clean working tools as soon as possible with water or water and soap.
  • Close immediately after use.
  • Store in a cool and dry place.
  • Protect from frost.
  • Individual pre-tests are required.


Sizes: 60 ml and 200 ml

Contains:  gum arabic, water.

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May produce an allergic reation.


  • Apply RAPID undercoat 1 to the support with a wide paintbrush and, depending on the support and ambient temperature, allow to dry for approx. 50 – 90 minutes
  • Highly absorbent supports should be precoated with RAPID undercoat 1 which has been 20 – 30 % thinned with turpentine substitute.
  • Then apply crackle varnish 2 to the still slightly tacky undercoat.
  • The cracks appear during the drying process that now takes several hours. After one more day of resting, the objects are coloured using Schmincke oil colours, e.g. MUSSINI® Vandyke brown 10667.
  • The water-soluble crackle varnish 2 is carefully removed after another 24 hours using a slightly damp sponge.
  • If necessary, another finishing coat can be applied with RAPID undercoat 1.
  • Please ask for detailed product information.