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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
I started my exploration of cold wax painting with Dorlands medium. I had to import from California as I could not find a available source in Australia (except in small quantities) However Gamblin is available and I am wondering how they differ in…Continue
Hi All... Im new to the Cold wax world, been working with encaustics for a while now, so I currently use the ampersand boards for those projects, but I seem to be churning out more projects with this medium and wanted to know what type of panels,…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
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