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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…Continue
I think I have read on here a while back that these two brands of cold wax shouldn't be applied on the same painting. I am not sure what are their specific qualities and differences and why they can't be used on the same painting, can someone…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
I wasn’t using gloves when painting with acrylics, but now that I’m using oils and solvents, I am more aware of the health issues. I bought the basic cheap latex-free disposables, but I notice in the videos, professionals are using sturdier…Continue
I have several works on paper that I would like put a final coat of wax on and mount on on wood panels. But because I spent a lot of time experimenting with both Gamblin and Dorlands wax, I don't know which wax I used on some of the pieces. Does…Continue
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