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"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
Hello All,Need your help, please. I painted encaustic gesso onto my cradled board and when it was dry I drew on it with charcoal. I then covered the charcoal with a thin layer of cold wax medium to preserve the marks. I let that set up for 24 hours…Continue
I am brand new and am not quite sure how this works. The information available is excellent. 2 generic questions: 1) Is it possible to determine if tubes of oil paint from 15 years ago is still good to us. The tubes has been kept at about 65…Continue
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