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Oil Mediums

Oil Painting Mediums

Mediums for oil paints are made from mixtures of separate products with which an artist plays to develop his/her own recipe. For example, a traditional medium mixture is one part Damar varnish, one part stand oil, five parts turpentine and few drops cobalt or japan drier. Mediums may also be bought in pre-made mixtures for convenience. Commercially made mediums can vary as much as home-spun recipes. Whether homemade or store-bought, mediums can be placed in a lidded glass jar and reused for many painting sessions.

As you experiment with mediums, keep in mind these guidelines:
  • Use the minimum amount of medium to serve a particular purpose. Conservators seem to be in agreement that oil paintings done with straight paint (no mediums except a little thinner) form the strongest, most permanent films
  • When using gobs of oil-containing gel mediums to build up texture, there is significant danger of yellowing
  • Yellowing is sometimes rapid and pronounced when a painting is left in darkness; the yellowing will gradually lighten as the painting is exposed to normal daylight
  • Mediums containing copal varnish are likely to darken significantly
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  1. Liquin Original Litre

    Liquin Original Litre

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    Regular Price: $58.29

    Plaza Price: $46.63

  2. Neo Megilp 16oz

    Neo Megilp 16oz

    Price:

    Regular Price: $28.25

    Plaza Price: $21.19

  3. Neo Megilp 8oz

    Neo Megilp 8oz

    Price:

    Regular Price: $16.95

    Plaza Price: $12.71

  4. Oil Painting Medium 4oz

    Oil Painting Medium 4oz

    Price:

    Regular Price: $8.79

    Plaza Price: $7.03

  5. Process Thickened Linseed Oil 4oz

    Process Thickened Linseed Oil 4oz

    Price:

    Regular Price: $8.79

    Plaza Price: $7.03

  6. Refined Linseed Oil 250ml

    Refined Linseed Oil 250ml

    Price:

    Regular Price: $14.99

    Plaza Price: $11.99

  7. Refined Linseed Oil 500ml

    Refined Linseed Oil 500ml

    Price:

    Regular Price: $25.29

    Plaza Price: $20.23

  8. Refined Linseed Oil 75ml

    Refined Linseed Oil 75ml

    Price:

    Regular Price: $7.69

    Plaza Price: $6.15

  9. Res-N-Gel 150ml

    Res-N-Gel 150ml

    Price:

    Regular Price: $17.99

    Plaza Price: $14.39

  10. Stand Oil 4oz

    Stand Oil 4oz

    Price:

    Regular Price: $8.79

    Plaza Price: $7.03

  11. Thickened Linseed Oil 75ml

    Thickened Linseed Oil 75ml

    Price:

    Regular Price: $15.39

    Plaza Price: $12.31

  12. Williamsburg Damar Crystals

    Williamsburg Damar Crystals

    Price:

    Regular Price: $34.99

    Plaza Price: $24.49

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