Methocel is a synthetic thickener that provides a viscous surface for fabric and paper marbling. It is also used in book arts as a paper sizing for paste papers and to slow the drying time of PVA glues. Compared to natural thickeners, Methocel is more economical and longer lasting.
Stir approximately 1oz of methocel into 1 gallon of water at room temperature. Stir in 1 teaspoon of clear household ammonia, let stand 15 – 20 mins, stir again, then use. Seaweed derivative and for use with synthetics and for line definition. Available in 228gm (8oz) bag.