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  • Re: Problems varnishing oil paintings

    I've had this problem with two different paintings, one was finished a year before varnishing (thick paint- needed long drying time) and the other was drying for about 6 months. The paint didn't lift, rather the varnish was 'rejected' on just a few areas, and that within an area of the...
    Posted to Oil (Forum) by SarahD57 on 25 Jan 2009
  • Re: Problems varnishing oil paintings

    This is a really interesting response- can you list some of the reasons the top layer of my painting might not have enough bonding strength? What kind of resin do you mean for use in the medium (I assume that means either the linseed/poppy oil or a prepared medium). Also, what do you do with the onion...
    Posted to Oil (Forum) by SarahD57 on 22 Jan 2009
  • Problems varnishing oil paintings

    Hello everyone, I am finally taking the plunge and varnishing my first paintings. I cleaned all of the dust off with a damp cloth and once they were dry began to varnish. It seemed to go rather well, the varnish spread evenly and thinly... until I noticed that on some parts of each one of my paintings...
    Posted to Oil (Forum) by SarahD57 on 8 Jan 2009
  • Re: Cheating: Blog post by Rick

    I just knew this discussion was going to come to this forum sooner or later. I thought I could keep myself from the discussion. (I was wrong about that) I certainly hope I may persuade some of you to see my point of view and not get too upset with me. If, the end justifies the means, the person who is...
    Posted to Oil (Forum) by Anonymous on 12 Dec 2008