By Kimberly Brooks I remember the first time I ever painted in oil as if it were yesterday. Already an avid sketch artist and having dabbled in acrylics, I was
OIL OF SPIKE LAVENDER
Oil of Spike Lavender was used by Leonardo,Rubens, and Dürer, as well as the 19th century masters. The Netherlands painters used it to enrich colors and clarity. Our 100% pure and natural spike lavender is imported from southern France.
- Increases the flow of the brush
- A true Biobased Art material – sustainable and renewable
- Excellent for glazing and fine detail work
- Gives enhanced clarity to the paint
- Has a rich historical tradition of use in painting
WALNUT PAINTING GEL
Water Washed Gel is unique among the various mediums available to the oil painter. It is made from water-washed walnut oil and a form of liquified silica that is extremely clear. The cold pressed walnut oil we use yellows far less than linseed oil, and yet it dries with a very strong film. Read about it HERE.
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CANADA BALSAM – 100% PURE
True Balsam, “unequaled in clarity”!
Canada Balsam is used in oil painting, and even as a cement for optical lenses. It enhances colors and permanence, and since it does not crystallize with age its optical properties do not deteriorate. Our Canada Balsam is pure, direct from the fir tree. Read more HERE!