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Encaustic paint

Posted by Martha Sue Reynolds on July 8, 2017 at 8:53am 0 Comments

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?

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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 3 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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Odd peeling

Started by Marie Savage. Last reply by Michael Roberson on Tuesday. 3 Replies

Hello All,Need your help, please. I painted encaustic gesso onto my cradled board and when it was dry I drew on it with charcoal. I then covered the charcoal with a thin layer of cold wax medium to preserve the marks. I let that set up for 24 hours…Continue

How do you adhere TerraSkin to wood board?

Started by Susan Delgalvis . Last reply by Rebecca Crowell Nov 6. 4 Replies

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Spike lavender oil

Started by Fionna Madigan Oct 30. 0 Replies

Hi - I am having some health issues/ has anyone tried using cwm using spike lavender as the solvent - it's very expensive- but had a very good safety profile ...

Old paint and sales

Started by Win J. Murray. Last reply by Rebecca Crowell Oct 12. 3 Replies

I am brand new and am not quite sure how this works. The information available is excellent. 2 generic questions: 1) Is it possible to determine if tubes of oil paint from 15 years ago is still good to us. The tubes has been kept at about 65…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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