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Grinding soft pastels for use in home-made transfer paper

Hi, allIn Rebecca's book there is a recipe for home made transfer paper using either pigment powder or ground up soft pastels.I don't think the recipe includes a "how-to" on grinding up soft pastel.  YouTube videos on the subject I've seen so far…See More
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Kat McCullough replied to Kat McCullough's discussion Adding Liquid Original to the cold wax paint mixture?
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Nadine Orabona replied to Kat McCullough's discussion Adding Liquid Original to the cold wax paint mixture?
"You can add a fast drying medium such as Galkyd or Galkyd gel. The gel is a little easier to work with the cold wax. Gamblin recommends 25% gel to 75% wax. Premix it into your wax and then mix the wax with your paint. It speeds drying time and add a…"
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Grinding soft pastels for use in home-made transfer paper

Started by Kate Riley 9 hours ago. 0 Replies

Hi, allIn Rebecca's book there is a recipe for home made transfer paper using either pigment powder or ground up soft pastels.I don't think the recipe includes a "how-to" on grinding up soft pastel.  YouTube videos on the subject I've seen so far…Continue

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Adding Liquid Original to the cold wax paint mixture?

Started by Kat McCullough. Last reply by Kat McCullough 9 hours ago. 5 Replies

I can't find this info in the book and am wondering if any of the members here have a commenton adding a drying element to the cold wax/paint mixture.  About 10 years ago I took a classfrom an artist who used a third substance (I think it was to…Continue

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Hello everyone--this is my yearly plea for donations to pay Ning for hosting this site. This fee is currently $49/month --which comes entirely out of my pocket unless offset by donations.The cost has gone up recently as we have added more members…Continue

just starting

Started by Gina Gina Jul 6. 0 Replies

Hi ... have been looking at CWM for a while now and finally supplies were ordered and arrived.  I had a little play today with shifting colour around and mixing into the cold wax medium.   lovely feel to it.immediate questions for which i cannot…Continue

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