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Hello, I recently joined this forum and I am very new to cold wax. I used cold wax (Gamblin) and mixed the wax with oil paint but it left a residue that looks like I had added sand to the mix. I used a pallet to mix the medium and applied to a wood panel. The ratio that I used was about 50/50. I also tried the cold wax medium on its won; thick and thin layers but also shows sand like (or tiny bubbles) on the surface. Do you have any suggestions on how to fix or avoid the problem? Thank…Continue
Greetings to all!I've always worked on the floor when painting with acrylics and watercolour but now that I have transitioned to cold wax/oils I'd love to know how best to set up my studio walls so that I can hang multiple large canvases at one…Continue
I will be doing a cold wax painting on Arches oil paper and then adhering the oil paper to a piece of plastic that has a thin cheap layer of slightly slick paper. I can sand the paper down to roughen it up and possibly even sand the paper…Continue
Unfortunately, after 2 years of working with OCW, I've become increasingly sensitive to solvent fumes, especially the citrus solvent, which I pour into drugstore hand sprayers. Am now shifting to GAMSOL OMS, which is safer than either mineral…Continue
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