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I have a large panel that i used Gamblin cold wax and oil paint, in a 50/50 ratio......let everything dry and painted on a coat of Gamvar satin, and I could see lines from the brush, so I let that dry a few days and did another coat with a foam roller, which made it more even but still see some uneven areas. There are areas which have thicker paint than others, so my question is, should I put on another coat ?
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Forgot one more question...Is it okay to glaze (wn blending & gazing medium or liquin) over a background of cold wax which has a neat oil paint portrait (maybe touch linseed oil) on top?Much appreciated.Lee-AnnContinue
Hi thereI’m new to cold wax. I’m wanting to create backgrounds for my portraits using cold wax and then paint on top using neat oils (possibly touch linseed oil if necessary).Should I wait for the cw to dry completely before painting over?Is this…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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