Oil Auxiliaries

Oil Auxiliaries

RECTIFIED TURPENTINE 75 ML

Product description

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Matt finish, less accentuated than with petroleum essence. Used to thin the first layers of colour

Properties

Target: Professional - Craftsman, Adult, Student, Amateur beginner, Confirmed amateur
Format: 75 ml

Instructions

ESSENCES AND THINNERS

► Rectified turpentine essence *

Properties:

    Origin: Obtained by distillation of the resin of certain varieties of pine trees.
    Matte appearance less accentuated than petroleum essential oil

Applications :

This volatile essence is used to dilute the first layers of colors. The bottle will have to be kept capped, away from light, avoiding long periods of storage.

► Odorless mineral spirits *

Properties:

    Origin : Resulting from the distillation of petroleum.
    Matte appearance less accentuated than petroleum essential oil

Applications:

This essence, which offers solution settings close to turpentine, has the advantage of having a very low odor.

► Petroleum essential oil *

Properties:

    Origin: From the distillation of petroleum.
    Makes colors matte

Applications:

An excellent thinner, petroleum essential oil evaporates much more slowly than turpentine and allows for prolonged work on pastes.


OILS

► Refined linseed oil

Properties:

    Origin: Extracted from the seeds of the flax plant.
    Clear, slightly acidic oil that tends to yellow in the dark.
    Cleaning : Mineral spirits or turpentine

Applications:

This excellent binder produces pastes that are very pleasant to work with, that harden quickly in depth, and form resistant and beautiful films. It helps to thin the color and increase its brilliance.

► Clarified poppy seed oil

Properties:

    Origin: Extracted from black poppy seeds.
    Brighter than linseed oil, less drying, it hardly yellows
    Cleaning : Mineral spirits or turpentine

Applications:

This oil is particularly suitable for grinding light colors. This excellent binder enhances the shine and is only used when dry.


MEDIUMS

► Colorless painting medium *

Properties:

    Composed of acrylic resin and poppy oil.
    Non-yellowing, it dries without evaporation of the solvent
    Cleaning : Mineral spirits or turpentine

Applications :

It allows to fluidify the color without thinning it while enhancing the brightness, the transparency and the depth. It is used progressively to create deep and luminous glazes. It strengthens the adhesion of the paint layers.

► Fragonard Gel Medium *

Properties:

    Composed of alkyd, acrylic resins, and polyamide wax.
    Glossy and transparent
    Cleaning : Mineral spirits or turpentine

Applications:

It differs from colorless painting medium by more body. It fluidifies the color without losing its nervousness. With its great qualities of brilliance and transparency, it allows you to obtain glazes of exceptional brilliance. It reinforces the adhesion of the paint layers and accelerates the drying of the color. Used primarily in the top layers.

► Colorless XL Painting Medium

Properties:

    Alkyd resin based
    Good resistance to yellowing
    Cleaning : Mineral spirits or turpentine

Applications:

More consistent than colorless painting medium, it thins the color without thinning it by giving it transparency and a satin finish. The color and viscosity of the product may change slightly over time before use without changing its performance.

► Florentine Medium *

Properties:

    Composed of alkyd, acrylic and colloidal wax resins.
    Satin and transparent
    Cleaning : Mineral spirits or turpentine

Applications:

This satin medium makes pastes more transparent at high concentrations. It is used to make glazes that round out perfectly to obtain pleasant satin surfaces.

► Dutch Medium *

Properties:

    Composed of alkyd and acrylic resins.
    Glossy and transparent
    Semi-pasty, it dries by oxidation and practically does not yellow
    Cleaning: mineral spirits or turpentine

Applications:

This glossy and transparent medium offers exceptional working possibilities. Used in small quantities, it makes pastes more bound and richer, giving them a high quality of thread for precise execution. At high concentrations, it gives beautiful shines and depths and glazes that round out easily.

► Structural Gel *

Properties:

    Based on alkyd resin, drying oil and hydrated alumina silicate
    Translucent
    Cleaning : Mineral spirits or turpentine

Applications:

This translucent gel lengthens color and gives an economical, slightly satiny paste. When used in large quantities, it allows for a lively and clean paste that responds to all demands. It can be added up to 50% to obtain a more economical paste of the same consistency.

► Impasto Medium *

Properties:

    Composed of polyurethane resin, hydrated alumina silicate and beeswax
    Thick and opaque paste
    Fast drying
    Cleaning : Mineral spirits or turpentine

Applications:

Often used alone, this paste allows you to work in very thick layers and create reliefs where you can then paint over them. Used at more than 50% in a mixture with the color, it makes it more matt and white. It can be softened by adding Florentine medium.

 

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