Use this dry gum arabic to create your own watercolors by mixing it with water and dry pigments like Pearl Ex. You can also mix it with watercolors to increase their gloss and transparency or with fountain pen inks to thicken them for use with dip pens.
To use this gum arabic with dry pigments, mix 1 part gum arabic with 4 parts pigment. Add water and mix until the desired consistency is achieved. Mixed solutions can be stored in a cool place for later use.