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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
  • Mixing Acrylics with Water Mixable Oils

    We wanted to set the record straight. There are companies out there that claim that mixing WMO and Acrylics is fine. It's not. It all goes back to the rule of fat over lean , or better represented as elastic over inelastic . Here's the statement from our technical advisor as well as the conservation...
    Posted to Oil (Forum) by kyle at Royal Talens on 7 Aug 2011