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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…See More
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powdered pigments

Hello All,I'm wondering about using powdered pigments on top of my cwm. Not mixed in-but rather sprinkled on top to create texture. I loooove the way it looks-but I'm wondering how to fix it so it doesn't rub off. I've taken parchment paper, laid it…See More
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Odd peeling

Started by Marie Savage 9 hours ago. 0 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

Do I add cold wax or not?

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I wish to make a translucent layer of white over my art piece.  I have read that in oil painting to make a wash, one would use a glaze of 1/3 damar varnish, 1/3 turpentine and 1/3 linseed oil.  I would then mix in my titanium white into the above…Continue

powdered pigments

Started by Anya Leveille Sep 12. 0 Replies

Hello All,I'm wondering about using powdered pigments on top of my cwm. Not mixed in-but rather sprinkled on top to create texture. I loooove the way it looks-but I'm wondering how to fix it so it doesn't rub off. I've taken parchment paper, laid it…Continue

Pours and Washes

Started by Michael Aggett. Last reply by Michael Aggett Sep 10. 4 Replies

Rebecca and Jerry discuss pours and washes in their book. I am planning to use mineral spirits and experiment with powdered pigments and oil paint. Any suggestions on ratios and other tips would be much appreciated.

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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.

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