Gamblin Artists Colors

Gamblin Cold Wax Medium - 16oz

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Gamblin Cold Wax Medium - 16oz
Gamblin Cold Wax Medium - 16oz

Gamblin Artists Colors

Gamblin Cold Wax Medium - 16oz

Regular price
$36.50
Regular price
Sale price
$36.50

Made from naturally white, unbleached beeswax, alkyd resin, and odourless mineral spirits (OMS). This unique medium is the consistency of paste, and makes oil colours thicker and more matte. Use it to create impasto techniques with a painting knife, or thin with a small amount of OMS to apply with a brush. If using more than β…“ cold wax medium to 2/3 paint, use a rigid painting support to avoid cracking. Can be combined with other Gamblin mediums such as Galkyd or G-Gel for additional effects. A thin coat of cold wax medium applied over a dried oil painting can be buffed with a soft cloth for a traditional wax varnish.

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Sarah R.
Great for finishing drawings!

I started using cold wax as a finish on my pencil crayon & soft pastel drawings mounted to cradled panels. It works great! I use an isolation coat of spray fix or spray archival spray varnish on the mounted drawing, let it dry, then apply a thin layer of cold wax using micro fibre cloth. The finish is between matte and satin. This great alternative to using clear resin, especially if you don't like a gloss finish.

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Maggie M.
still a good medium

It is a very nice material to mix with oil paint. But I bought the same material, same brand but different packaging (smaller); in that one, there were some tiny particles that would give the paint a nice texture that I liked a lot. This new one does not have that but still is a fine medium to thicken the oil paint with.