Recipes for Lime Wash | The Earth Pigments Company
Roman wall painting in The National Museum of Rome - using lime and natural pigments.
A wash has less texture than a liming coat, but still masks the surface. To obtain the best result, stir between every stroke.
•2 part water
•1 parts lime powder
•Additive binder at a ratio to the total volume of limewash mixture of 1-10%
•Pigment by weight (ratio to lime powder) of no more than 22% Ochers, 15% Oxides maximum