• Art Spectrum Fat Medium 500ml

Art Spectrum Fat Medium 500ml

Art Spectrum Fat Medium is made with Art Spectrum Odourless Solvent rather than the traditional Gum Turpentine.

Used in conjunction with Lean Medium in the ‘fat over lean’ sequence. Mix paint and medium thoroughly on the palette before applying to the canvas. 

Fat Over Lean: When one layer of oil paint contains an equal amount of oil as the next layer, the top layer will dry while the bottom layer will be deprived of oxygen and remain wet, which will cause wrinkling and cracking. To prevent this problem, use lean first and fat for subsequent layers. This will give an even tension throughout the painting. Lean and fat mediums can be intermixed.

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