This summer, my wife and I will travel from Regina, Saskatchewan to North Bay Ontario to visit family andf grandchildren. On the way home, we may pass through the states and we love Wisconsin. I am…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Jim Toth Jan 26.
This summer, my wife and I will travel from Regina, Saskatchewan to North Bay Ontario to visit family andf grandchildren. On the way home, we may pass through the states and we love Wisconsin. I am wondering if there are any planned "plein air" workshops in July or August that I might be able to take. We are very flexible and our travels can be built around a week of great painting in a beautiful state.Thanks,JimSee More
"You could varnish with retouch varnish I think....retouch can be used straight away, you don't have to wait the 6 months...what do you think? It is slightly shiny though. I don't know if you should apply ordinary varnish later or…"
"Liquin has a cobalt (or Japan) drier in it. It is merely used to speed up the drying time...oxidization still takes 3-6 months. Bottom line is...no, it is only a vehicle that will help you paint quicker. I used to get frustrated waiting for linseed…"
"Thanks Vonnie for your info. I am not sure how much quicker and harder the use of Liquin makes to a finished painting. That is my dilemna. Because Liquin drys faster. do it make the painting ready for varnishing sooner?
"Jim, it is best to wait 3-6 months before varnishing, as the oil paint has to "oxidize" or completely dry out (from the inside out). Even though it feels dry to the touch, it needs air to completely dry and stabilize. Do not use Liquin to…"