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I have a large panel that i used Gamblin cold wax and oil paint, in a 50/50 ratio......let everything dry and painted on a coat of Gamvar satin, and I could see lines from the brush, so I let that dry a few days and did another coat with a foam roller, which made it more even but still see some uneven areas. There are areas which have thicker paint than others, so my question is, should I put on another coat ?
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What is it that makes oil paint and cold wax compatible exactly? How and why do they work together? I can't seem to find any information about this.Often on paint cans it says to make sure the surface is free of grease or wax before painting. Like…Continue
Hi artists,I thought I'd open up a brainstorm in what methods artists are using line making in their work. I have the book and have been painting in cold wax for awhile now.I recently was experimenting with water based media (casein, water color,…Continue
Forgot one more question...Is it okay to glaze (wn blending & gazing medium or liquin) over a background of cold wax which has a neat oil paint portrait (maybe touch linseed oil) on top?Much appreciated.Lee-AnnContinue
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