Liberon Gilt Cream is an easy to apply gilt finish for restoring old gilding work and for giving a gilt finish to new surfaces. - Use to retouch damaged gilding or to gild new surfaces - Easy to use - All colors are intermixable Preparation: Seal porous surfaces, such as woods and plaster, with Liberon Fontenay Base before applying Liberon Gilt Cream. Ensure surface is clean, dry and free from dust. Application: Apply to the surface with a cotton cloth or small brush for intricate areas. Allow to dry for a minimum of 4 hours, longer if possible and either leave matte or buff to a shine. For a better finish we recommend applying several thin coats of Gilt Cream as oppose to one thick coat. Clean tools in white spirit. Important: Always test product on a spare surface or inconspicuous area for color, compatibility & end result. Precautions Â· Gilt Creams may be reactivated or thinned with Liberon Pure Turpentine or good quality white spirit.