Share ideas, tips, and new work with others using oil and cold wax medium.
"I observed an old, almost dead Oak tree. Deeply gashed,
it had managed to survive it's wound. A scar, unhealed in some places, spiraled upward as the tree continued to grow. Its relevance informed me. A line, drawn boldly with force, to mimic the tree's attempt to endure.
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'm Rebecca Crowell--I started this site in order to help bring together past participants in my Oil and Wax Workshops and also to give other artists a look at the process and techniques. Please visit my website at…Continue
Last week I recorded two podcasts for The Messy Studio with Dan Addington, owner of Addington Gallery in Chicago, IL. He generously gave lots of tips and good advice that anyone working with galleries or wanting to market their work will find…Continue
Hi everyone, I am new to the forum. I am so looking forward to learning. I have a question. I did a layer of cold wax over an old oil toned board. Then on top of the cold wax layer I painted oil paint with Liquin. Is it ok to use a medium like…Continue
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