Distemper Paint

Distemper is a decorative paint and a historical medium for painting pictures, and contrasted with tempera. The binder may be glues of vegetable or animal origin (excluding egg). Soft distemper is not abrasion resistant and may include binders such as chalk, ground pigments, and animal glue. Hard distemper is stronger and wear-resistant and can include casein or linseed oil as binders.

Distemper was used extensively by German and Soviet forces for winter camouflage during World War II. Because ordinary camouflage patterns were ineffective in the heavy snow conditions on the Eastern front, aircraft, tanks, and other military vehicles were hastily brush-painted with plain white distemper during the winter of 1941–1942. Because distemper is water-soluble, photographs showing winter camouflage often show it badly eroded

Acrylic Distemper
It is a water-based distemper which is known for its quality and provides walls a SMOOTH finish and a matte look. It is available in various attractive shades. Acrylic distemper provides long-lasting durability and provides higher retention values. It dries up fast and so completes the paint job quite early.
Synthetic Distemper
It is a water-based distemper and is very popular for its “easy to clean” and “washable” features. This distemper provides a uniform matt look. It is compatible with the dirt over the walls as it can be wiped off easily. Customization is possible and interior designers often experiment with Synthetic Distempers by mixing shades to achieve the desired result
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The basic constituent of Distemper Paint is chalk, lime,and water. Distemper Paint is also known as cement paint. This is called so because such kind of paint can be applied directly on cement walls without any other coating on them without using the primer. They are a cheaper option and they stay good for more than 3 to 4 years.

If you want to paint a newly plastered wall, allow it to cure completely. As manufacturer recommend to allow 28 days as curing time for new masonry. However, allow moisture to dry completely 3 to 6 month period desired depending upon local climate where there is a high humidity