Mediums, oils, solvents & varnishes

Mediums

C1103 White siccative

  • Shortens the drying time of oil paint

C1107 Oil painting medium

  • Dilutes the oil paint and increases the fluidity
  • Reduces the gloss and has almost no effect on the drying time
  • Brushstrokes remain visible
  • Made from a mixture of linseed oil, turpentine oil and white spirit.
  • Does not contain any resin or dryers

C1108 Quick drying painting medium

  • Dilutes the oil paint and increases the fluidity
  • Reduces the gloss and accelerates drying
  • Brushstrokes remain visible
  • Made from a mixture of linseed oil, turpentine oil and white spirit.
  • Does not contain any resin or dryers

Oils

C1104 Linseed oil bleached

  • Cold-pressed linseed oil, which is then bleached
  • Increases the fluidity
  • Makes it possible to remove the brushstroke
  • Increases the gloss, but lengthens the drying time
  • Can be diluted with turpentine and white spirit.
  • Yellows less than linseed oil, but dries slower

E1105 Poppy oil refined

  • Obtained from the first pressing of poppy oil
  • Increases the fluidity
  • Makes it possible to remove the brushstroke
  • Increases the gloss, but lengthens the drying time
  • Can be diluted with turpentine and white spirit.
  • Yellows less than linseed oil, but dries slower.

D1106 Stand oil

  • Boiled, polymerised linseed oil
  • Increases fluidity and makes it possible to remove the brushstroke
  • Increases the gloss, is elastic, but lengthens the drying time
  • Can be diluted with turpentine and white spirit.
  • Yellows less than linseed oil, but dries slower
  • Can be used in the glacis technique

F1134 Cold pressed windmill linseed oil

  • Oil from linseed cold-pressed in a windmill
  • Increases fluidity and makes it possible to remove the brushstroke
  • Increases the gloss, but lengthens the drying time
  • Can be diluted with turpentine and white spirit.

Solvents

A1101 Petroleum spirit rectified

  • Solvent thinner for oil paint
  • Makes the paint less oily
  • Also suitable for cleaning materials
  • Obtained by distilling mineral oil

F1116 Picture cleaner

  • Suitable for cleaning the varnish layer
  • Due to the presence of beeswax, the painting becomes matt during drying
  • Soluble in white spirit

B1102 Terpentine rectified

  • Solvent thinner for oil paint
  • Makes the paint less oily
  • Also suitable for cleaning materials
  • Obtained by distilling mineral oil

Varnishes

D1109 Retouching varnish

  • Suitable for bringing up lost elements, and for temporary protection
  • Dries in several hours
  • For use when the paint is dry. Does not yellow.
  • Made on the basis of ketone resin dissolved in white spirit

E1110 Dammar picture varnish

  • For protecting the painting
  • Gives a higher gloss, yellows slightly later
  • Made from pure dammar resin dissolved in white spirit
  • To be used approximately one year after the paint has dried

F1111 Mastic picture varnish

  • A hard varnish, which often becomes slightly milky
  • Gives a higher gloss, yellows slightly later
  • Made from pure mastic resin dissolved in white spirit
  • To be used approximately one year after the paint has dried

D1112 Picture varnish glossy

  • Pliable glossy varnish which does not yellow, to protect the painting
  • Made from ketone resin dissolved in white spirit
  • To be used approximately one year after the paint has dried

D1113 Picture varnish matt

  • Pliable glossy varnish which does not yellow, to protect the painting
  • Made from ketone resin dissolved in white spirit, with the addition of beeswax to obtain the matt characteristic
  • To be used approximately one year after the paint has dried

E1132 Dammar retouching varnish

  • Suitable for bringing up lost elements, and for temporary protection
  • Dries in several hours
  • To be used when the paint is dry
  • Made on the basis of dammar resin and turpentine