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Rebecca Crowell replied to Sally Hirst's discussion Oil based printing inks compatable with cold wax?
"Sally and Anna, I don't see any reason why this would not work. Inks are basically dyes, but this is also true of some of your transparent colors. So I would guess they'd be usefeul for transparent layers when mixed with wax. From what I…"
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Oil based printing inks compatable with cold wax?

As is the way with most of us I have decades of stuff gathering dust in my studio. Today I found some oil based printing inks..gorgeous colours, highly pigmented (expensive!)and thick consistency. Can I mix them with cold wax to paint with????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:

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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.

Cold Wax book?

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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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Oil based printing inks compatable with cold wax?

Started by Sally Hirst. Last reply by Sally Hirst Feb 12. 5 Replies

As is the way with most of us I have decades of stuff gathering dust in my studio. Today I found some oil based printing inks..gorgeous colours, highly pigmented (expensive!)and thick consistency. Can I mix them with cold wax to paint with????Continue

Brayer softness comparison

Started by Patti Highley. Last reply by Rebecca Crowell Feb 2. 8 Replies

I have the Speedball, soft brayers.  Wanting to know if the Squeegee brayers are softer than speedball.  I love brayers and want the best.Continue

Cold wax book by Rebecca and Jerry (review)

Started by Aino Shperber. Last reply by Rebecca Crowell Feb 2. 5 Replies

It took me a loooong time (a year at least) before I finally hit that buy button for the Cold Wax book, as I live in Israel and the shipping costs are higher than what the book costs. The book arrived this week and I have to say - it is…Continue

Damar Varnish

Started by Randy Thompson. Last reply by Rebecca Crowell Feb 2. 1 Reply

This question is really pointed to Rebecca;  I have notice in photos of your past workshops, the presence of Eco-House Damar Picture Varnish, what would this be used for?  Thanks Randy.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

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