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Does anybody else (who works with CW) smell smoke where there is none?

When I first started working with cold wax (week long workshop w/ Rebecca) by the end of the first day, I thought I was coming down with a cold. It persisted throughout the week and went away when I went home.  A few weeks later, I started working…See More
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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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Zest-it Cold Wax Medium

Started by Sally Hirst. Last reply by Sally Hirst on Wednesday. 5 Replies

Hi All, New here and new to Cold Wax but already mildly addicted! Has any of you used Zest-it Cold Wax medium? If so how does it compare to Gamblin?  Aware that it would be a good idea to use one brand, and Zest it is advertised as solvent free...…Continue

Does anybody else (who works with CW) smell smoke where there is none?

Started by BJ Lantz Dec 6. 0 Replies

When I first started working with cold wax (week long workshop w/ Rebecca) by the end of the first day, I thought I was coming down with a cold. It persisted throughout the week and went away when I went home.  A few weeks later, I started working…Continue

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Awhile back I posted about upcoming charges for Ning sites, and many of you responded with your willingness to donate to keep this site going. These charges will begin on July 20th, so it's time to take action. Ning Plus, at $19.95/month,  is the…Continue

brushes with CW and oils

Started by Shelley Hakonson. Last reply by Shelley Hakonson Nov 10. 2 Replies

I am trying to find info on using brushes with cold wax, how thin or thick a mixture is best for brushwork?Gamsol and CW, or liquid Galkyd and CW, or OMS and CW...or a mixture of some of those.Is an oil paint brush the thing to use, or is there a…Continue

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