Oil and Wax: Exploring Cold Wax Painting Techniques

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Holiday - August 2016

Oil and Cold Wax - 10x10" cradled panel
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"Thanks Sharon...... Nothing like wax to humble a person......and how it challenges our visual language. I knew you wound venture over to the dark side, eventually. I haven't used encaustic for over a year now.... But that is lack of studio…"
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Chrissie Bee replied to Michael Roberson's discussion Tip. Cleaning hands.
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Joy - August 2016

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"Hi Patricia: Fancy meeting you here! I finally succumbed to the lusciousness of cold wax. You were right that it is sensuous, but only in the hands of a skilled painter. Well done!"
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"lovely clean colours. Seems to be rare in cold wax and oil. Nice work"
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Oil and cold wax on panel. 16x16"
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Faith Pattersom posted a discussion

Shipping Cold Wax Paintings

Hi, I recently discovered CWM and I am having a great time with it!  I wonder if those of you with more experience could tell me what I need to know about as far as shipping my cold wax paintings.  How long should I wait to ship?  Do I need to ship…See More
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Janet Vanderhoof replied to Gay Scaddan's discussion Info on CWM
"In talking with Dave at Gamblin, I had asked him the same question yesterday. He suggested it wouldn't be a good idea and that I should add CWM to every layer. But he also said if you add the Gel medium with the CWM you can lower the amount of…"
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"I purchased Arches Oil Paper with the intent of using CWM on it. Can anyone tell me of their experience using paper and CWM? Thank you!"
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Question

Hi all, I am quite a beginner at wax painting. I just want to try cold wax medium. Is it true, that the surface of the cold wax painting never gets totally hard?Best,MelSee More
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Posted by Melitta Nemeth on August 23, 2016 at 6:03am 0 Comments

Hi all, I am quite a beginner at wax painting. I just want to try cold wax medium. Is it true, that the surface of the cold wax painting never gets totally hard?

Best,

Mel

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Please join me for my workshop in Fresno california. June 3,4,5. Email me at ctcummins@ctcummins.Com and I will send you contact information.

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Tip. Cleaning hands.

Started by Michael Roberson. Last reply by Chrissie Bee 9 hours ago. 1 Reply

I just discovered that coconut oil work GREAT for cleaning hands, tools, and brushes. Don't mix it with cold wax though..Rub it in your hands, wipe with a cloth and wash your hands. They will feel and look great.I've tried other cleaners from the…Continue

Shipping Cold Wax Paintings

Started by Faith Pattersom on Tuesday. 0 Replies

Hi, I recently discovered CWM and I am having a great time with it!  I wonder if those of you with more experience could tell me what I need to know about as far as shipping my cold wax paintings.  How long should I wait to ship?  Do I need to ship…Continue

Info on CWM

Started by Gay Scaddan. Last reply by Janet Vanderhoof on Tuesday. 1 Reply

Hi. Just got my cwm and tried it today.  I think I will really like it. It. How long does it take to dry and can  you add oil paint on it without the cwm after. Also can this medium go under glass. Thanking you all for your patience, I am a noviceContinue

Photography and Cold Wax

Started by Marvin Ray Garrett. Last reply by Marvin Ray Garrett Aug 18. 2 Replies

Can I incorporate my photos with the cold wax medium. Such as with the image transfer process?Thanks.Continue

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Painting with Dorland's Cold Wax Medium article

Created by Rebecca Crowell Apr 18, 2010 at 11:35am. Last updated by Rebecca Crowell Apr 18, 2010.

Basic Cold Wax and Oil Procedures

Created by Rebecca Crowell Nov 29, 2009 at 9:11pm. Last updated by Rebecca Crowell Nov 29, 2009.

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