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
Hi I’ve just paid for the video but it’s too expensive re PP to ship tools. Can anyone recommend soft silicone squeegee on amazon etc also brayers for future reference as I’ve already bought a couple of soft rubber brayers?thanks for accepting into…Continue
Ok after 30 + years of using oil paint I did it...I was overcome by the fumes this past weekend. I have great ventilation but the long day of using oil paints, solvents and cold wax was just too much. Headache, dizzy and I wanted to puke. So here…Continue
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