Ko te paparanga whakamutunga o tētahi mahi peita. I te nuinga o te wā, he momo wānihi, ā, ko tāna mahi he tiaki i te peita kia kore ai e paru, e pūehuehu rānei. Ko tētahi hoki, kia āhua rite te mōhinuhinu o te katoa o te peita.
The ﬁnal layer applied to a painting. Mostly varnish is used for the purpose of protecting the painting from dirt and dust. Another purpose is to ensure a uniform level of gloss or matt to the entire painting.