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How to use mediums with Designers Gouache

There are a number of acrylic mediums in both gloss and matt variations that can be used with Designers Gouache. However, we recommend experimenting with your chosen medium and colour…

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Five watercolour mediums that will transform your art

Whether you’re blending, adding texture or layering and juxtaposing washes within your watercolour practice, our extensive range of mediums will add new dimensions to your artwork, potentially reinventing your paintings…

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Four effects you can achieve with Winsor & Newton mediums for oil colour

Artist Nick Scrimenti recently told us about the important role Winsor & Newton mediums play in his work. See here. Inspired by his pragmatism and exploration beyond his own immediate palette,…

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Using mediums with Artisan Water Mixable Oil Colour

As the name suggests, water (rather than solvents) can be added to Artisan Water Mixable Oil Colour to thin the colour and give good results. To experiment and explore areas…

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Tips for using acrylic mediums

Applying a medium to your artwork can be nothing short of transformative. From slowing drying times to adding texture, mediums complement your colour choices perfectly. Conveniently, all our acrylic mediums…

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Health & Safety Information

Winsor & Newton Artists’ Materials do not present any major hazard when used with care and common sense. It should, however, be emphasised that as with other chemical products, high…

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Setting up an artists’ studio

Studio space: what works for you? Landscapes and locations are great, but at some point, every artist needs their own space. A studio can be a haven, an engine room,…

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Safety in the studio: decoding hazard symbols

Small tubes of paint may only contain the pictogram and signal word. For all products with these symbols, a safety data sheet is available from our product pages. The pictograms…

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How to rescue tubes of solidified watercolour

If your colour has solidified in the watercolour tube, it is not possible to return it to its liquid form. But it can be used as a type of pan…

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Keeping solvent odours to a minimum in oil painting

Solvents are smelly, but it is possible to reduce this odour in your studio or workspace. For a low-odour option, you can use Winsor & Newton Sansodor during painting. If…