List of topics on the materials used in painting and drawing. Materials for certain artistic techniques and manufacture of our own materials.

  • How to make Varnishes

    The varnishes are used to protect the paintings and also to apply to them a matt, semi-matt bright effect. Some varnishes are just the tree's resins that are dissolved with…

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  • How to do the encaustic and wax paintings

    The encaustic technique has the beeswax as binder. The name of encaustic (enkaustikos = engrave with fire) it comes from the ancient Greece, but the Egyptian civilization also used this…

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  • Oil Paint Recipe

    The oil paints recipe is the manufacture of a medium or oily binder. Once we have the binder, with this and pigments we will join it with a spatula or…

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