Chroma’s Archival Oils Professional Artists’ Oils are the only patented oil in the world offering unsurpassed painting freedom, allowing long term flexibility and a safer working environment due to our odourless mediums and solvents.
Chroma’s Archival Oils Professional Artists’ Oils are the only patented oil in the world offering unsurpassed painting freedom, allowing long term flexibility and a safer working environment due to our odourless mediums and solvents. Made from only the finest colour pigments for their purity, brilliance and performance, Archival has been specially formulated to resist cracking. Use with odourless Archival Mediums to break free of the traditional fat-over-lean rules and explore more immediate, contemporary painting techniques.
Archival Oils Lean Medium is a general-purpose alkyd resin medium. It feels oily, but dries with a low sheen in 24 hours. It Increases flow and transparency.
Archival Oils Fat Medium is a syrupy, heavy liquid medium that promotes faster, more thorough drying of oils. Gives great control over detail and has been specially formulated using very low odor solvents.
Archival Oils Classic Medium is a very slow drying medium ideal for thinning paint while maintaining a rich, luminous finish when dry. Gives a long manipulation time for over painting and great control for detail. Ideal for glazing techniques, painting wet-in-wet and for artists who desire a full day’s working ability.
Archival Odourless Solvent is a general purpose, low toxicity solvent which may be used as a replacement for gum and mineral turpentine to thin paint and clean brushes.
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