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Re: oil paint sticks?


From: Maggie White (mwhiteaz_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Thu Mar 29 2001 - 07:34:26 PST

Deb Mortl wrote:
> I found boxes of old oil paint sticks in a seldom used storage room at
> school. Does anyone know how to use them? They are dry and hard - does
> that mean they have gone bad? Do you have to dip them in turpentine or
> something?

It's probably just the outer layer that has hardened. If you trim away
the hard skin with an Xacto, you may find a perfectly usable stick