PM5 – For Oil Paint

Oleo Resin Medium


Oleo Resin Medium is a historical glaze medium made from light-coloured Canada balsam fused with dammar resin and linseed stand oil. This versatile medium provides high gloss levels while imparting depth to paint films.

This is a light-sensitive product, so store it in a cool, dark place.

Michael Harding Napthol Red artists' quality oil paint

Canada balsam, one of the ingredients in this oil painting medium, is a turpentine made from the resin of the balsam fir tree and is used to achieve a glow and encourage fusion. 

PM5 is made from dammar resin, Canada balsam, linseed stand oil, and double-rectified turpentine.

Recommendation: Add 10-20% to neat oil colour as required.

Available in 100ml, 250ml, and 1 litre