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Encaustic paint

Posted by Martha Sue Reynolds on July 8, 2017 at 8:53am 1 Comment

I have some in caustic paint. I have switched to cold wax. Can I use the encaustic paint for the cold wax projects?

a thought for you:

Posted by Carol Sams on July 1, 2017 at 5:44pm 0 Comments

"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.

Cold Wax book?

Posted by Anya Leveille on November 23, 2016 at 10:41am 2 Comments

Does anyone have any information when the Cold Wax book is being released? I know the early copies have already gone out.

How to eliminate/avoid residue

Posted by Frances Cordero de Bolanos on October 23, 2016 at 9:35am 5 Comments

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…

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Cold wax over acrylic?

Started by J Hanser. Last reply by Elizabeth Houston on Wednesday. 3 Replies

I know it's often done to paint in oils over an acrylic background, but would cold wax also bond with acrylic, when mixed with oil paint?thanks for accepting me into this group!JoyContinue

Health Question

Started by Aïda Marini Schneider. Last reply by Julie Foster Jul 4. 1 Reply

When using cwm and/or R&F pigment stick or blender experienced has anyone else experienced any symptoms such as chest tightening or anything else?Continue

Gamblin vs Dorland?

Started by Brigitte Balbinot May 22. 0 Replies

I think I have read on here a while back that these two brands of cold wax shouldn't be applied on the same painting. I am not sure what are their specific qualities and differences and why they can't be used on the same painting, can someone…Continue

Does anyone use the cold wax on stretched canvas?

Started by Diane Radley. Last reply by Nancy Moore May 20. 14 Replies

Hi - I'm new to using cold wax (LOVE it!) I am using it directly on canvas versus board. Does anyone use stretched canvas or is there a reason not to?Thank you, DianeContinue

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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

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