Share ideas, tips, and new work with others using oil and cold wax medium.
I want to present an italian artist called ELISART.
Elisa has a passion for color and design that prompted her to experiment with various expressive techniques from painting, sculpture, graphic design, she knows how to immerse themselves in a fantasy world. …
Here is a blog I started about contemporary art in case you are interested. I'm really just introducing artists that I have come across that I like. There is some info on other subjects as Missions/churches and gardening.
Hi - I wanted to let everyone know that there is a new CWM available. I've spent a year creating and developing my cold wax medium called Daneridge Wax. It is buttery in consistency and smooth in…Continue
I am writing to ask if anyone knows why solvents are used in cold wax medium recipes instead of just beeswax emulsified with linseed oil? My husband and I made our own oil-wax emulsion without…Continue
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
Have any of you found a difference when using Titanium White vs. Soft Mixing White mixed with a color and cold wax? I'm trying to determine if the different performance of the paint is from the white…Continue
Vestiges, an exhibit of cold wax paintings will open April 20th at Elaine Erickson Gallery in Milwaukee, WI, USA...if you are in the area please stop by. Allison and I will be present on both the 20th and 21st.
Elaine Erickson Gallery, 207 East Buffalo St., Milwaukee, WI 53202;…Continue
Please click on this link for my upcoming workshops around the country and at my studio in Wisconsin:Continue
This article was written for the company that manufactures Dorland's wax medium (Jacquard Products) for use on their website (which will be an illustrated version when they get it up.) My apologies for the font change, could not seem to fix it.
I've had a number of questions about how I use cold wax medium and rather than make individual replies I decided to post a note that can be accessed on this site. This is very basic, but if you are wondering how to get started it will give you some ideas. You will want to experiment to find the best ways to use wax for your own purposes—cold wax is very “forgiving” in how it’s used—there aren’t a lot of rules or Do’s and Don’t’s...… Continue
I have been using cold wax medium along with oil paints for the past 8 or 9 years and now offer workshops in the techniques I've developed. I'm really excited about the textures, added color brilliance and transparency that wax brings to oils, and urge anyone who shares this enthusiasm to join this site, contribute ideas, experiences and photos of their paintings.
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