Month: January 2021

Questions Regarding Toxic Oil Paints

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Question: Is bright yellow lake toxic, what pigments make the color? A: Bright yellow lake is not toxic. PY3 makes the colour Question: Why do your tubes come with fume warnings? A: The fumes are in relation to extreme situations such as a fire; if the oil painting was to catch fire in an enclosed […]

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Questions Regarding Resin-Oil Wax Medium – PM3

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Question: What is the drying time of the MH Resin Oil Wax Medium A: This depends on many factors, warmth and which colours are being used but in most cases several days. Question: Is this flexible enough for use on a stretched support? Or is it best to use it on panel? A: It is […]

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Questions Regarding Oleo Resin Medium – PM5

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Question: What is the toxicity of Canada balsam compared to turpentine and mineral spirits? I’m trying to do glaze layers which I find straight oil to be too wrinkly for. A: Canada balsam medium also contains turpentine, I suggest you paint in a well-ventilated area. Wrinkling occurs when there is to much oil and or […]

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