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Michele Taber replied to Anya Leveille's discussion Chipping?
"Framing can help protect the edges.  I suggest retaining records on what colors you used to execute the painting in case you have to fix something. I had one painting get vandalized while on display (they decided to carve their initials into…"
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Michele Taber replied to April L Mathis's discussion Palette?
"I use an enamel butcher's tray. Works well for me despite its small size (just under 12x15) since I work one color at a time."
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Michele Taber replied to cynthia stentz's discussion the use of silk screens with cold wax and oil
"Any luck with this? I've experimented with stencils but nothing with a fine weave like silk screens. "
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Michele Taber replied to Michael Roberson's discussion Ideas for line drawing in cold wax/ brainstorm ideas for lines
"Have you ever tried soaking charcoal in linseed oil? I wonder if you can do something similar with chalk pastels or Conte crayons."
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cynthia stentz replied to cynthia stentz's discussion the use of silk screens with cold wax and oil
"sorry for the typo...........i meant " i have long tried'"
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the use of silk screens with cold wax and oil

hello all, i am loving the book that arrived a few days ago. i have lonPostg tried to imagine using my many prepared silk screens with this medium. what can you experts tell me? if i sqeegee some oil and wax, how then are the screens cleaned and…See More
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"i just got my book and am loving it! i have been unable to access the bonus material.how is that done?"
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April L Mathis replied to Lynn Foskett's discussion Cold Wax Medium, book
"Mine has shipped!  Can't wait to get it."
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Lynn Foskett replied to Michael Roberson's discussion Ideas for line drawing in cold wax/ brainstorm ideas for lines
"Like that idea."
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Michael Roberson replied to April L Mathis's discussion Venetian Plaster or panel prep?
"I haven't used it for awhile"
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Michael Roberson replied to April L Mathis's discussion Venetian Plaster or panel prep?
"Easy. Mix the cold wax and some marble dust to the consistency of say pancake batter then add the paint. Apply with a squeegee or pallete knife."
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Posted by Frances Cordero de Bolanos on October 23, 2016 at 9:35am 3 Comments

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…

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Chipping?

Started by Anya Leveille. Last reply by Michele Taber 8 minutes ago. 9 Replies

I watched some Utube videos on cw lately, and several mentioned that paintings are prone to chipping...how can we minimize this? It concerns me greatly!!Continue

Palette?

Started by April L Mathis. Last reply by Michele Taber 15 minutes ago. 4 Replies

What palettes do folks use for wax and oil?  I have a glass cutting board, but I'm curious what other people use, and how to go about covering the paint in between uses.Continue

the use of silk screens with cold wax and oil

Started by cynthia stentz. Last reply by Michele Taber 21 minutes ago. 2 Replies

hello all, i am loving the book that arrived a few days ago. i have lonPostg tried to imagine using my many prepared silk screens with this medium. what can you experts tell me? if i sqeegee some oil and wax, how then are the screens cleaned and…Continue

Ideas for line drawing in cold wax/ brainstorm ideas for lines

Started by Michael Roberson. Last reply by Michele Taber 23 minutes ago. 4 Replies

Hi artists,I thought I'd open up a brainstorm in what methods artists are using line making in their work.  I have the book and have been painting in cold wax for awhile now.I recently was experimenting with water based media (casein, water color,…Continue

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Painting with Dorland's Cold Wax Medium article

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