Share ideas, tips, and new work with others using oil and cold wax medium.
I want to present an italian artist called ELISART.
Elisa has a passion for color and design that prompted her to experiment with various expressive techniques from painting, sculpture, graphic design, she knows how to immerse themselves in a fantasy world. …
Anyone have any suggestions for substrates that aren't so heavy in the larger sizes? Painting on a 36x36x2 cradled birch panel from Blick and it is just so heavy.... any thoughts suggestions greatly…Continue
Hello everyone--this is my yearly plea for donations to pay Ning for hosting this site. This fee is currently $49/month --which comes entirely out of my pocket unless offset by donations.The cost has…Continue
Are there any Oil and Wax Workshops planned in Southern California? I'm interested in getting started but don't know where to start. Any suggestions would help. Please let me know at…Continue
Vestiges, an exhibit of cold wax paintings will open April 20th at Elaine Erickson Gallery in Milwaukee, WI, USA...if you are in the area please stop by. Allison and I will be present on both the 20th and 21st.
Elaine Erickson Gallery, 207 East Buffalo St., Milwaukee, WI 53202;…Continue
Please click on this link for my upcoming workshops around the country and at my studio in Wisconsin:Continue
This article was written for the company that manufactures Dorland's wax medium (Jacquard Products) for use on their website (which will be an illustrated version when they get it up.) My apologies for the font change, could not seem to fix it.
I've had a number of questions about how I use cold wax medium and rather than make individual replies I decided to post a note that can be accessed on this site. This is very basic, but if you are wondering how to get started it will give you some ideas. You will want to experiment to find the best ways to use wax for your own purposes—cold wax is very “forgiving” in how it’s used—there aren’t a lot of rules or Do’s and Don’t’s...… Continue
I have been using cold wax medium along with oil paints for the past 8 or 9 years and now offer workshops in the techniques I've developed. I'm really excited about the textures, added color brilliance and transparency that wax brings to oils, and urge anyone who shares this enthusiasm to join this site, contribute ideas, experiences and photos of their paintings.
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