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Pinsel reinigen ohne Lösungsmittel

Für Ölmaler, die die Menge an Lösemitteln in ihrem Atelier reduzieren wollen, möchten wir eine lösungsmittelfreie Pinselreinigungsoption vorstellen, die während und nach dem Malen eingesetzt werden kann. Alles was Sie für diesen Prozess benötigen, sind Papierhandtücher und ein Behälter, 5-8 cm hoch gefüllt mit einem trocknenden Öl, so wie Leinöl, Saflor, Walnuss oder Mohnöl. Wir […]

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A range of test samples exposed to the typical mix of flourescent and indirect window light for the last 30 months.

On the Yellowing of Oils

You would think that we would know more by now; that the questions would be answered, the arguments settled. But we don’t, and they aren’t. Even basic and fundamental issues continue to remain unaddressed by research. Will cold-pressed or alkali-refined linseed oil yellow more? Do historical and traditional processing methods lessen that? How do all […]

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(Multiple values) Linseed Oils 16 oz

The Process of Alkali Refining Linseed Oil

  Linseed oil comes from flax seeds which are harvested from the same flax plant that produces the fibers used to make linen. Artists have been using linseed oil for centuries to make paints, mediums and varnishes. It is widely used today, not only in artist materials, but also for a wide range of industrial applications […]

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Zinkoxid: FAQ

Häufig gestellte Fragen zu Zinkoxid (PW 4) in Ölfarben INDEX Die Verwendung von Zinkoxid in der Vergangenheit Ab wann verwendeten Künstler Zinkweiß? Warum wurde Zink verwendet? Welche Möglichkeiten bot es? Zerfallen ältere Gemälde, die Zinkoxid enthalten? Warum sehen einige ältere Gemälde immer noch gut aus? Wie bewirkt Zinkoxid die Rissbildung? Was ist die Geschichte der […]

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Masstone and undertone applications of
transparent colors. The paint on the left was applied in full thickness with a palette knife and then scraped to the canvas at the top of the strip. The right side was applied thinly with a brush and then wiped away to show the undertone of the transparent color. Nickel Azo Yellow (left) is a complicated, wide ranging color with a greenish brown masstone with a hint of glowing red beneath the brushstroke. The undertone transitions from an earth orange to a chromatic, almost astringent, brilliant yellow. Transparent Red Iron Oxide (center) is a deep transparent red brown with a fiery red glow. The undertone ranges from glowing earth red
to blazing orange. Transparent Yellow Iron Oxide, (right) by contrast, is much warmer, yellowish brown. It is a transparent chestnut brown with a slight reddish bias in the masstone and a clean earth yellow undertone.

Williamsburg Welcomes 7 New Colors

Williamsburg Handmade Oil Colors is excited to introduce seven new colors to its line-up: three warm, highly saturated hues, three transparent earth colors and a light color tint. Bismuth Vanadate Yellow, Pyrrole Orange, Pyrrole Red, Nickel Azo Yellow, Transparent Yellow Iron Oxide, Transparent Red Iron Oxide and Titan Buff all have ASTM lightfastness ratings of […]

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Wall of Test Samples That Will Be Shipped in October to Arizona for Accelerated Exterior Lightfastness Testing following ASTM D4303

Lightfastness Testing at Golden Artist Colors

While we often report on results from lightfastness testing, we have rarely paused to actually describe the process we follow. And let’s face it, for most people stating that our tests conform to ASTM D4303, Standard Test Methods for Lightfastness of Colorants Used in Artists’ Materials, does very little to fill in the blanks. In an attempt to solve […]

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