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Old Holland Oil Mediums

Old Holland Oil Mediums


Old Holland Oil Painting Medium thins oil paints, increases fluidity, and enhances flow. Made from a mixture of linseed oil, turpentine oil, and white spirit, it contains no resin or dryers. It reduces gloss and ensures that brush strokes remain visible, but does not affect the drying time.



A1101 Petroleum spirit rectified


  • Solvent thinner for oil paint.
  • Makes the paint less oily.
  • Also suitable for cleaning materials.
  • Obtained by distilling mineral oil.



      B1102 Terpentine rectified


      • Solvent thinner for oil paint.
      • Makes the paint less oily.
      • Also suitable for cleaning materials.
      • Obtained by distilling mineral oil.



      C1103 White Siccative


      • Shortens the drying time of oil paint.



      C1104 Linseed oil bleached


      • Cold-pressed linseed oil, which is then bleached.
      • Increases the fluidity.
      • Makes it possible to remove the brushstroke.
      • Increases the gloss, but lengthens the drying time.
      • Can be diluted with turpentine and white spirit.
      • Yellows less than linseed oil, but dries slower.



      E1105 Poppy oil refined


      • Obtained from the first pressing of poppy oil.
      • Increases the fluidity.
      • Makes it possible to remove the brushstroke.
      • Increases the gloss, but lengthens the drying time.
      • Can be diluted with turpentine and white spirit.
      • Yellows less than linseed oil, but dries slower.



      D1106 Stand oil


      • Boiled, polymerised linseed oil.
      • Increases fluidity and makes it possible to remove the brushstroke.
      • Increases the gloss, is elastic, but lengthens the drying time.
      • Can be diluted with turpentine and white spirit.
      • Yellows less than linseed oil, but dries slower.
      • Can be used in the glacis technique.



      C1107 Oil painting medium


      • Dilutes the oil paint and increases the fluidity.
      • Reduces the gloss and has almost no effect on the drying time.
      • Brushstrokes remain visible.
      • Made from a mixture of linseed oil, turpentine oil and white spirit.
      • Does not contain any resin or dryers.



      C1108 Quick drying painting medium


      • Dilutes the oil paint and increases the fluidity.
      • Reduces the gloss and accelerates drying.
      • Brushstrokes remain visible.
      • Made from a mixture of linseed oil, turpentine oil and white spirit.
      • Does not contain any resin or dryers.



      D1109 Retouching varnish


      • Suitable for bringing up lost elements, and for temporary protection.
      • Dries in several hours.
      • For use when the paint is dry. Does not yellow.
      • Made on the basis of ketone resin dissolved in white spirit.



      E1110 Dammar picture varnish


      • For protecting the painting.
      • Gives a higher gloss, yellows slightly later.
      • Made from pure dammar resin dissolved in white spirit.
      • To be used approximately one year after the paint has dried.



      F1111 Mastic picture varnish


      • A hard varnish, which often becomes slightly milky.
      • Gives a higher gloss, yellows slightly later.
      • Made from pure mastic resin dissolved in white spirit.
      • To be used approximately one year after the paint has dried.



      D1112 Picture varnish glossy


      • Pliable glossy varnish which does not yellow, to protect the painting.
      • Made from ketone resin dissolved in white spirit.
      • To be used approximately one year after the paint has dried.
      • D1113 Picture varnish matt.
      • Pliable glossy varnish which does not yellow, to protect the painting.
      • Made from ketone resin dissolved in white spirit, with the addition of beeswax 
        to obtain the matt characteristic.
      • To be used approximately one year after the paint has dried.



      F1116 Picture cleaner


      • Suitable for cleaning the varnish layer.
      • Due to the presence of beeswax, the painting becomes matt during drying.
      • Soluble in white spirit.



      E1132 Dammar retouching varnish


      • Suitable for bringing up lost elements, and for temporary protection.
      • Dries in several hours.
      • To be used when the paint is dry.
      • Made on the basis of dammar resin and turpentine.



      F1134 Cold pressed windmill linseed oil


      • Oil from linseed cold-pressed in a windmill.
      • Increases fluidity and makes it possible to remove the brushstroke.
      • Increases the gloss, but lengthens the drying time.
      • Can be diluted with turpentine and white spirit.

         

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