The Kolner Instacoll system is for interior gilding and is revolutionary modern product that has been developed to produce a stunning traditional water gilt finish without the need for traditional methods and materials such as rabbit skin glue, gesso and bole.
It must be applied in two parts: Part 1) Instacoll BASE, Part 2) Instacoll ACTIVATOR
There are four options for the Instacoll BASE - Clear, Yellow, Clear Matt, Red Matt. The difference between them being:
Clear - suitable for going over a coloured undercoat.
Yellow - traditional yellow gilders bole colour.
Clear Matt - suitable for going over a coloured base coat and the gold leaf applied after the activator will appear slightly duller and matter than if applied onto the standard clear base.
Red Matt - traditional orange / red gilders bole colour. Gold leaf applied after the activator will appear slightly duller and matter than if applied onto the standard clear base or yellow base.
Part 2, the Instacoll ACTIVATOR is listed in a separate section.
For further advice please phone us at the shop. Some of our staff have attended a course on how to use this product and will be happy to help. Finished samples are also available to view in the shop.