Galkyd thins oil colors and increases transparency and gloss. When used in greater proportions with oil color, Galkyd will level brush-strokes, creating an enamel-like surface. Galkyd is our fastest-drying painting medium. Thin layers will be touch-dry in approximately 24 hours.
Galkyd is available in the following sizes: 4.2 oz, 8.5 oz, 16.9 oz, 33.8 oz.
Galkyd Lite thins oil colors and increases transparency and gloss. When used in moderation with oil colors, Galkyd Lite will retain brushstrokes. Galkyd Lite is more fluid and less glossy compared to Galkyd. Thin layers will be touch-dry in 24 to 30 hours.
Galkyd Lite is available in the following sizes: 4.2 oz, 8.5 oz, 16.9 oz, 33.8 oz.
Galkyd Slow Dry
Galkyd Slow Dry thins oil colors and extends working time. Galkyd Slow Dry is more fluid and less glossy than Galkyd Lite. Use one part Galkyd Slow Dry to one part oil colors to paint wet-into-wet for at least a day.
Galkyd Slow Dry is available in the following sizes: 4.2 oz, 8.5 oz, 16.9 oz.
Neo Megilp is a contemporary version of Maroger. This soft gel medium maintains the body of oil colors, increases transparency and flow, and imparts a smooth, silky feel. Neo Megilp dries at a moderate rate and remains workable for hours. Neo Megilp gives colors a satin gloss.
Neo Megilp is available in the following sizes: 4.2 oz, 8.5 oz, 16.9 oz.
Galkyd Gel is a stiffer gel compared to Neo Megilp that holds thicker, sharper brushmarks and dries more quickly. Galkyd Gel increases transparency of oil colors and creates impasto.
G-Gel is available in the following size: 150 ml.
Small beads of naturally white unbleached beeswax.
Wax Pastilles are available in the following size: 1 lb.
Cold Wax Medium
Cold Wax medium is made from naturally white, pure beeswax. Formulated to knife consistency, Cold Wax Medium makes oil colors thicker and more matte. Cold Wax Medium can be used to make Gamblin mediums and Gamvar more matte. It can also be applied alone as a matte varnish.
Cold Wax Medium is available in the following sizes: 4 oz, 16 oz, 128 oz.
- Painters who are using more than 1/3 cold wax medium to 2/3 oil paints should paint on rigid supports or paintings may crack when moved.
- By mixing 1/2 Cold Wax Medium and 1/2 G-Gel, painters can paint on flexible supports.
Please refer to our Cold Wax Medium. Sheet for additional information on the uses of this versatile medium.
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