TAGS: oill painting medium + drying of oils

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  • Re: using oil and or alkyds

    Thanks for the link to fastmatte. I had originally read that alkyds could be mixed at a 50% ratio to turps or as I use OMS. I found this mixture to be unsatisfactory for the underpainting so am happy to try the mixture of galkyd and gamsol. This may work better. Many of my paintings are done alla prima...
    Posted to Oil (Forum) by swbarcone on 28 Dec 2012
  • Re: Oil Paint Medium HELP!

    Hi Jackie - There are many things that can contribute to the drying rate of our oil paintings. The environment plays a major role along with the amount of oil in the paint and medium. We tend to see increased dry times during the winter due to lower temperatures. You can help expedite the drying of your...
    Posted to Oil (Forum) by Gamblin on 26 Feb 2010