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Re: water soluable oil paints


From: Donald Arcement (arcement_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Fri Jun 13 2003 - 20:17:30 PDT

Becky, it has been my experience that water soluble oils take quite a while
to dry. It seems to me that it takes longer than oils, but I could be
wrong. I have allergies that no longer allow me to use the original type of
oil paints and now I am forced to use water soluble ones. My biggest
objection to using the water soluble is just that, these take so long to

I wish you a speedy drying process,

Idus in southern Miss (about an hour from New Orleans)

---- Original Message -----
From: "Becky Thornton" <>
To: "ArtsEdNet Talk" <>
Sent: Monday, June 09, 2003 5:30 PM
Subject: water soluable oil paints

> DEar Judy and everyone,
> I just used a water doluable oil paint. I blended it and wiped it down
> fix my wooden staircase that my husband cloroxed...just three or four
> steps!) anyway...anyone know about how long this takes to dry? Does it
> like regular oil paints? or acrylic or that watersoulable stuff for
> baseboards? I put a thin coat on and blended it with a paper towel!
> my other stairs!
> And yes, I know I should do this the right wa...hubby said he would...last
> year.
> Love to all
> Becky Thornton
> ---