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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
Hi All, New here and new to Cold Wax but already mildly addicted! Has any of you used Zest-it Cold Wax medium? If so how does it compare to Gamblin? Aware that it would be a good idea to use one brand, and Zest it is advertised as solvent free...…Continue
When I first started working with cold wax (week long workshop w/ Rebecca) by the end of the first day, I thought I was coming down with a cold. It persisted throughout the week and went away when I went home. A few weeks later, I started working…Continue
Awhile back I posted about upcoming charges for Ning sites, and many of you responded with your willingness to donate to keep this site going. These charges will begin on July 20th, so it's time to take action. Ning Plus, at $19.95/month, is the…Continue
I am trying to find info on using brushes with cold wax, how thin or thick a mixture is best for brushwork?Gamsol and CW, or liquid Galkyd and CW, or OMS and CW...or a mixture of some of those.Is an oil paint brush the thing to use, or is there a…Continue
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