Which fixative is suitable to use with charcoal. Thanks for your help.
Thank you for your enquiry.
The supplier will usually suggest the best mediums a fixative can be used for. Other fixatives may work but it is reassuring to know the medium the supplier/manufactures recommend and use a suitable fixative.
Frisk Pastel Fixative 400ml - A general purpose aerosol fixative, suitable for fixing pastel, charcoal, pencil, graphite and transfer lettering.
Schmincke Fixative for Charcoal and Pencil - 350ml Aeropump - Fixative for Charcoal and Pencil or Pastel in a 350ml Aeropump spray. The charcoal and pencil is an alcohol based fixative of bleached shellac and synthetic resin, and the pastel one is alcohol based intermediate and final fixative with high fixing efficiency synthetic resin.
Spectra Fix Degas Pastel Fixative 360ml Bottle- This natural fixative works well on all papers and is based on an antique recipe used by Degas himself. It's non-toxic, 100% archival, non-yellowing and is the perfect fixative for pastel, charcoal, gouache and watercolour. It also has a workable matt finish that allows deep layering with minimal colour shift.