Tropical Scumble

A clear acrylic glaze that can be used with acrylic colourant

Polyvine’s Tropical Scumble offers a one-hour working time glaze in temperatures above 21 degrees centigrade.

This is a unique and transparent acrylic glaze for decorative paint work in temperatures above 21°c/70°f, or in lower temperatures where a longer working time is required.

It dries to a durable water resistant finish on a wide range of surfaces. This interior or exterior glaze is the first water-based product that faithfully reproduces the beauty of traditional oil finishes.

ideal for

  • Colourwashing
  • Stippling
  • Dragging
  • Marbling
  • Frottage or leather effect
  • Graining

unique qualities

  • Water resistant
  • Stain resistant
  • Water wash up
  • Dries to a translucent finish
  • One hour working time above 21°c/70°f

available in

  • 500ml
  • 1 litre
  • 4 litre

drying times

  • Base coat - 24 hours minimum
  • Scumble coat - 24 hours.


  • 10-20 Square metres per litre

recoat times

  • 1-5 days

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Stenciling and bagging

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