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Re: oil painting medium ?

From: Litesal (litesal)
Date: Tue Jul 04 2000 - 13:57:18 PDT

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    I'm reposting this with some additions in parentheses, because I'm afraid I
    have not been clear with my use of the word "medium"

    > Hi.
    > For my own artwork, I primarily paint in oils. My favorite medium (to
    mix with the oil paint in order to glaze with and extend the paint) is
    > Liquin, but it's tough to get in large quantities in my area, they won't
    > ship it to me from Utrecht because it's flammable, and it gets expensive
    > buy the small bottles. I have also used a mixture of linseed oil and
    > thinner (to thin the paint and to glaze with), but it gives me a headache,
    and I don't like how the linseed oil,
    > when absorbed by towels, spontaneously combusts! My question to you guys
    > is, what are your favorite mediums (to mix with oil paint) for oil
    > Thanks, Leah
    > ---


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