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"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.
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
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Hi Everyone,I am very new to cold wax painting. I have bought Serena Barton's book and have been watching as many on-line videos as possible. I was wondering, however, as this hasn't been made clear, when you put transparent white on to the…Continue
I'm considering putting some silver /gold leaf on top of a tacky surface of cold wax, any thoughts? The you tube videos say it needs to be on dry paintings but then oil can go over it...Thanks Continue
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