Zest-it cold wax

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A smooth, thick, firm paste that can be mixed with oil paint and powdered pigment.  Can be applied to a variety of traditional painting surfaces such as paper, canvas, wooden board.  Dries to a very stable finish and can be varnished with a top coat of cold wax and buffed if needed. 

A variation of cold wax has been used for thousands of years, cave paintings were made using a type of cold wax made from animal fat combined with pigment and Turner added beeswax to his oil paintings.

  • Mix with oil paint to create impasto effects and speed up the drying time.
  • Use cold no heat needed
  • Add pigments for texture and interest
  • Made from a combination of beeswax, linseed oil and gum dammar.