Winsor & Newton Griffin Alkyd Fast-Drying Oil Colors are considered by many to be one of the most advanced artist paints ever produced, having significant technical and creative advantages over both oils and acrylics. Griffin Alkyds are an artist quality range of colors that are compatible with, and work like traditional oil colors, except they dry faster. Griffin Alkyds are generally workable for 4 to 6 hours and dry to the touch in 18 to 24 hours, and can usually be varnished in 30 days..
Griffin Alkyds are produced with traditional pigments and an oil modified alkyd resin, which can be thinned with traditional solvents. They have an easy buttery flow and exhibit consistent drying times with minimal yellowing yet more brilliance than oils.