Mediums, Solvents, Varnishes & Grounds: Mediums, Solvents, Varnishes & Grounds: Oil

  • Res N Gel NZD $38.95
    Mixing medium for oil color. Accelerates drying time and adds textural effects. In a 150ml tube.... more »
  • Art Spectrum Varnishes NZD $15.80 - $233.40 12 items
  • Daler-Rowney Solvents NZD $10.95 - $34.95 9 items
  • Daler-Rowney Varnishes NZD $11.95 - $34.95 14 items
  • Archival Painting Mediums NZD $12.80 - $59.70 12 items
  • Winsor & Newton Artisan Mediums NZD $21.80 - $39.95 7 items
  • Art Spectrum Painting Mediums NZD $11.50 - $169.70 24 items
  • Old Holland Painting Mediums NZD $16.70 - $34.50 4 items
  • Winsor & Newton Painting Mediums NZD $18.00 - $87.00 15 items
  • Daler-Rowney Painting Mediums NZD $10.95 - $38.95 10 items
  • Gamblin Painting Mediums NZD $11.40 - $220.00 21 items
  • PVA Size NZD $20.30 - $39.95
    Diluted with distilled water, PVA size is a contemporary size for fabric support. PVA seals the fabric but does not re-absorb atmospheric moisture, preventing the size layer from swelling and shrinking. It has a neutral pH and does not yellow, plus it retains its flexibility, does not emit harmful volatiles, and protects fabric from the ground. PVA does not tighten the fabric like rabbit skin glue, so stretch fabric tightly. ... more »
    2 items
  • Gamblin Oil Ground NZD $31.00 - $68.50
    This non-absorbent ground works like a traditional oil ground, leaving finished paintings brighter since the oil is left in the paint film instead of being absorbed. Two thin layers of Gamblin Ground equal four layers of acrylic gesso. Instead of linseed oil, Gamblin Ground is made with alkyd resin for increased flexibility and quicker dry time. Traditional linseed oil grounds need about six months to dry. Gamblin Ground is ready for paint application in a few days and may be used directly upon panels without sizing.... more »
    3 items
  • Gamvar Picture Varnish NZD $17.30 - $58.95
    Developed in collaboration with the National Gallery of Art, Gamblin Gamvar Varnish saturates and gives greater depth to the colors in your painting and gives your work a unified and protective surface. Virtually odorless and ready to apply, Gamvar goes on water-clear, stays water-clear, and can be easily and safely removed with Gamblin Gamsol Odorless Mineral Spirits. ... more »
    7 items
  • Gamsol NZD $11.95 - $95.50
    Gamsol is an excellent solvent for thinning Gamblin mediums and for general painting. It evaporates 100% and leaves no residue in paint layers. Gamsol is less toxic than other brands of OMS (Odorless Mineral Spirits), mineral spirits, or turpentine because the harmful aromatic solvent component has been removed. It's also useful for studio and brush cleanup. Gamsol also enables printmakers to easily modify inks.... more »
    4 items
  • Art Spectrum Pure Gum Turpentine NZD $11.10 - $183.70
    Double distilled for artists' use. Use in the preparation of painting mediums and for cleaning equipment. Do not use neat as a diluent for oil paint.... more »
    4 items
  • Art Spectrum Oil Prime NZD $50.50 - $93.10
    Oil Prime is a unique oil/acrylic resin blend. The 40% linseed oil content provides controlled absorbency, which maintains the natural glow of oil pint. Non-toxic, non-flammable and equipment washes up with water.... more »
    2 items
  • Art Spectrum Odourless Solvent NZD $12.50 - $186.20
    Ideal for artists who are sensitive to the odour of turpentine. Use to cleaning brushes and as an additive to mediums.... more »
    4 items
  • Art Spectrum Gloss Varnish (Paraloid)
  • Art Spectrum Citrus Turpentine NZD $25.50 - $107.50
    Use sparingly as a diluent for oil paint, mediums and for cleaning brushes.... more »
    3 items
  • Art Spectrum Artists Turpentine NZD $10.20 - $141.60
    Artists' Turpentine has less tack than Gum Turpentine. Use in the preparation of painting mediums and for cleaning equipment. Do not use neat as a diluent for oil paint.... more »
    4 items
  • Art Spectrum Art Clean NZD $40.20 - $79.90
    Perfect for all applications in the studio such as cleaning brushes, palettes, hands as well as a large range of household applications. Fragrant Art Clean is made from a blend of natural extracts. Colour and aroma variation is natural. Art Clean contains no petroleum based solvents and no harmful bleaches.... more »
    2 items
  • Matisse Mm17 250ml Patina (Oil) NZD $24.80
    This product available on 'Special Order, only.... more »
  • Matisse Mm14 Hi-Gloss Varnish (turps-based) NZD $35.80 - $60.95 2 items

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