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.