She had just begun experimenting with them, but found they were taking ages to dry enough to move on to the next stage of painting...
I am finding a similar problem with ordinary oils just now.
I underpaint using thin glazes of oil paint mixed with a drying medium which usually allows them to dry overnight... but its been taking three or four days to dry enough to continue painting.
|Dawn Mist, R Colne ( oil on canvas:)|
Is it because of the very damp cold weather... particularly perhaps the fog and humidity in the atmosphere ? Is anyone else finding a similar problem ? What can we do ?
|Morning Mist (oil on canvas)|
Since I have never thought of trying water-mixable oils, I decided to see if there is any advice out there... and came across this helpful website :