Oil and Wax: Exploring Cold Wax Painting Techniques

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48" x 20" oil and cold wax on wood panel
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"HI ANN, I LIVE IN SANTA ROSA BEACH AND WOULD LIKE TO HEAR FROM YOU.  WE ARE IN WISCONSIN FOR THE SUMMER.  RECENTLY I HAVE BEEN EXPLORING COLD WAX/OIL PAINTING AND AM INTERESTED IN TAKING SOME CLASSES?  DO YOU KNOW OF ANY?  BETT…"
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"As I said I am still in the very beginning... doubt that that you could use the few I have made so far. I have them on my blog and in an album on flickr  My blog so you can take a look."
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Pink Dream

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The passion of colors

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I want to present an italian artist called ELISART.

Elisa has a passion for color and design that prompted her to experiment with various expressive techniques from painting, sculpture, graphic design, she knows how to immerse themselves in a fantasy world. …

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Contemporary Art Blog

Posted by Diane Radley on September 25, 2014 at 5:23pm 4 Comments

Hi Folks, 

Here is a blog I started about contemporary art in case you are interested. I'm really just introducing artists that I have come across that I like. There is some info on other subjects as Missions/churches and gardening.

http://artandartichokes.com/

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Dry pigment

Started by Fionna Madigan. Last reply by Rebecca Crowell Jun 23. 6 Replies

Does adding dry pigment to cwm instead of oil paint aid drying times by reducing the amount of oil,? My hunch is that it would but keen to know the experience of others....

Production Question

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A new brand of CWM on the market

Started by Chris White. Last reply by Tierza Nolan Jun 16. 13 Replies

Hi - I wanted to let everyone know that there is a new CWM available.  I've spent a year creating and developing my cold wax medium called Daneridge Wax.  It is buttery in consistency and smooth in…Continue

Challenge 100 Small Paintings

Started by Ruth Andre. Last reply by Ruth Andre Jun 15. 11 Replies

Hi, Just for fun I have started a Challenge for myself to paint 100 small paintings on paper. I will be posting daily on my blog if you would like to follow along. Enjoy! RuthBlog: …Continue

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin Exhibit

Vestiges, an exhibit of cold wax paintings will open April 20th at Elaine Erickson Gallery in Milwaukee, WI, USA...if you are in the area please stop by. Allison and I will be present on both the 20th and 21st. 

Elaine Erickson Gallery, 207 East Buffalo St., Milwaukee, WI 53202;…

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Created by Rebecca Crowell Apr 9, 2012 at 8:17am. Last updated by Rebecca Crowell Apr 9, 2012.

2012 Spring/Summer Workshops

Please click on this link for my upcoming workshops around the country and at my studio in Wisconsin:

http://archive.constantcontact.com/fs071/1104030180109/archive/1109055905815.html

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Created by Rebecca Crowell Jan 8, 2012 at 12:37pm. Last updated by Rebecca Crowell Jan 8, 2012.

Painting with Dorland's Cold Wax Medium article

This article was written for the company that manufactures Dorland's wax medium (Jacquard Products) for use on their website (which will be an illustrated version when they get it up.) My apologies for the font change, could not seem to fix it.



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Created by Rebecca Crowell Apr 18, 2010 at 11:35am. Last updated by Rebecca Crowell Apr 18, 2010.

Basic Cold Wax and Oil Procedures

I've had a number of questions about how I use cold wax medium and rather than make individual replies I decided to post a note that can be accessed on this site. This is very basic, but if you are wondering how to get started it will give you some ideas. You will want to experiment to find the best ways to use wax for your own purposes—cold wax is very “forgiving” in how it’s used—there aren’t a lot of rules or Do’s and Don’t’s...… Continue

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I'm still figuring out this site--there should be an easy way to view members" websites--if anyone figures that out please let me know. (mine is www.rebeccacrowell.com)
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Created by Rebecca Crowell Nov 10, 2009 at 3:36pm. Last updated by Rebecca Crowell Nov 10, 2009.

Welcome!

I have been using cold wax medium along with oil paints for the past 8 or 9 years and now offer workshops in the techniques I've developed. I'm really excited about the textures, added color brilliance and transparency that wax brings to oils, and urge anyone who shares this enthusiasm to join this site, contribute ideas, experiences and photos of their paintings.
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Created by Rebecca Crowell Nov 10, 2009 at 3:32pm. Last updated by Rebecca Crowell Nov 10, 2009.

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