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The Great Lead White Shortage

January 1, 2012 by  
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The Great Lead White Shortage

Who took the lead out? Painters who use some form of lead white are now noticing significant problems with finding Flake White, Cremnitz or other forms of lead white from most of the major art supply websites. Dick Blick and others state that various brands of lead white are on back order and should be [...]

Thoughts on Varnishing

October 30, 2011 by  
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Thoughts on Varnishing

This is the first article for the new section on materials and technique, “Sounding Technical”. The first thing I need to say is that I’m no expert about the technical aspects of painting. What I hope to offer is a non-partisan centralized source of knowledge and opinion to help in the learning and promotion of [...]