St. Luke Vernissage

Origin French, literally ‘varnishing,’ originally referring to the day prior to an exhibition when artists were allowed to retouch and varnish hung work. Why Varnish? -To protect the underlying painting from damage, dust and dirt. -To uniform the surface and give an even optical reflection. What you want from a varnish -All varnishes should be

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Low Toxic Solvent & Mediums

As artists we occasionally need to use our brains. If you use oil paint in your practice you will be familiar with the joys of inhaling distilled gum turps. If you are particularly naughty the odour of supermarket bought turps will be something you are also familiar with, but please, don’t tell us about your

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Use products with less harmful solvents

Leaving painting mediums and solvents open while you are painting is a hazardous occupation. Langridge keeps coming up with the goods and has just released Low Toxic Gel Medium a medium with 89% less toxicity than any other product on the market. The gel medium gives body and holds flag marks without increasing paint transparency.

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