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December 2019 - Oil Paints

Featured in December 2019


Oil paint has perhaps made the largest contribution to the development of art as a visual form. As one of the great classic media, it has been used as far back as the 13th century and has displayed magnificent durability. Thanks to the incredible world we live in, we all get to experience this amazing medium together!


    Van Gosh Your Way To An Oil Painting Masterpiece!

    Featured Medium VAN GOGH OIL COLOR STARTER SET | Retail $19.95

    This 6-color set features 20ml tubes of assorted Van Gogh oils which are well known for their purity of color, buttery consistency and dependable working qualities. These pure-pigment paints are particularly easy to mix and work with because all colors in the range have virtually the same degree of gloss and viscosity, and require about the same amount of time to dry. The set contains: cadmium red azo, cadmium yellow azo, madder lake deep, ultramarine deep, viridian and zinc white.

    Featured Canvas HAHNEMUHLE OIL PAPER BLOCK 7” x 9 ½” | Retail $13.95

    Artists set the highest standards for the property and pureness of papers and boards — the basis of their work. Hahnemühle has been fulfilling these requirements with its products for over 420 years. For artists with good taste: nothing is better for presenting oil and acrylic paints than Hahnemühle Oil and Acrylic Pads. A canvas-like structure prevents colors from being completely absorbed, so there's no bleedthrough. The paper's glossy linen finish helps colors retain their high luminosity with no halo effect. Colors can be mixed on the paper and no oil patches will appear.

    Featured Tool SOFT GRIP BRISTLE BRUSHES; FAN 4, ROUND 5 | Retail $7.38 ($3.69 EACH)

    Form meets function in this selection of appealing and durable brushes that feature the original no-slip soft rubber grip on its clear acrylic handle. The dual balanced handle allows for maximum flexibility in finger grip control and wrist movement. The clear molded acrylic doesn’t swell or crack. Constructed with white bristles mounted in solvent resistant and stable nickel-plated brass ferrules.

    Featured Tool ZEN SERIES 63 WHITE BRISTLE BRUSH, BRIGHT 8 | Retail $4.99

    This series features long handle brushes with Chungking boar bristle filaments with an interlocking hair construction to help maintain brush shape. The brushes are designed to meet the needs of beginning, intermediate and advanced artists working in a variety of mediums. Zen brushes are waterproof, durable and easy to clean.


    This paint palette is made from strong resin plastic, with a smooth surface that is easy to clean. Featuring an easy-grip thumb hole, this traditionally shaped oval palette can be used for both oils and acrylics.


    Now you no longer have to wonder how to pack your water basin! Royal's Travel Brush Washer collapses for easy storage and traveling. It is very lightweight and is also great for using outdoors. This brush washer has accordion-like sides that will collapse almost flat for traveling. It can be expanded to its full height and filled with water. Approx. 5-1/2" in diameter. Fully extends to approx. 5" tall and collapses to approx. 1-3/4" tall.


    Weber Odorless Turpenoid is THE premium turpentine substitute. Very volatile, thin, and colorless, it possesses the same painting properties and drying time as turpentine — without the strong odor. Use Weber Odorless Turpenoid as a medium with artists' oil colors and varnishes. It evaporates quickly and cleanly and leaves behind no harmful residue that could promote cracking in oil painting. Odorless Turpenoid also makes an excellent brush cleaner and solvent and is useful for removing paint spots from clothing.

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