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Question asked 2016-10-18 21:55:31 ...
Most recent comment 2016-10-20 14:12:00
There are several areas on my painting that appear matte and uneven compared to the rest of the composition. I am not quite done painting so am unsure how to proceed...
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EditDeleteModerator AnswerVery good question....if you visit our Resources section you can find more information about this under our "Varnishes" document.
EditDeleteModerator AnswerOften this means that the paint is slightly underbound.
EditDeleteModerator AnswerIn addition to Kristen's advice to look at the information in the resources section, you might want to also take a look at the following article, which discusses some of the causes of sinking in and best practices once it occurs:
While this article appears in a technical newsletter published by Golden Artist Colors, the testing and overview of the issues should be applicable to all brands of oil paints.
EditDeleteModerator AnswerYes the article that Sarah Sands cited is a great resource....it is also listed in our Reference section at the end of the "Varnishes" document....hope that helps!
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