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Exploring Oil Mediums

We explore two oil mediums, Artists' Painting Medium and Blending and Glazing Medium, examining the properties that make them suitable for certain purposes. For example, Artists' Painting Medium reduces viscosity and improves the flow of…

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Exploring Acrylic Matt and Gloss Gel Mediums

Our mediums are great additions to your palette to create new effects with your paint without diminishing the strength of your colour, we explore this with Acrylic Matt Gel and Acrylic Gloss Gel mediums. When…

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The Effect of Gloss and Matt Mediums

Using Professional Acrylic Cerulean Blue, we explore the differences between Professional Acrylic Matt and Gloss Mediums. Cerulean Blue is an opaque, bright and lightfast colour which was created in 1805, from a new process which…

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Oils | Effects of Oil Mediums on Whites

The different qualities of artists’ oils Linseed Oil, Linseed Stand Oil, Safflower Oil and Drying Poppy Oil are examined here. The oils have different viscosities and qualities that make them suitable for a variety of…

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Exploring Liquin Mediums

There are five types of Liquin mediums, each will help you accelerate the drying times of oil paint; the varieties are a slightly different formulation of the original. There is Liquin Original, Liquin Fine Detail,…

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Oil Mediums

Understanding oil mediums: Thickened Linseed Oil and Stand Oil. Both are great for creating reliable mediums for working in layers. Thickened Linseed Oil is polymerized in the presence of oxygen to make it fast-drying and…

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Impasto and Oleopasto Liquin Mediums

Impasto and Oleopasto are two mediums for oil paint that will accelerate the drying time of your work and provide extra body to your paint. Both add rigidity and therefore allow for strong mark-making and…

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Blending Acrylics

Acrylic paint can be blended seamlessly with the help of a medium. Winsor & Newton’s Flow Improver and Slow Drying Medium are two mediums that slow the drying of acrylics to give you enough time…