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Oil Painting Solvents

As well as the paints themselves, for oil painting you will need to get your hands on some oil painting solvents. These additions will help you to manipulate the characteristics of the paint so that it is just right for your needs. This means that you can thin the paint if needed; you can speed up the drying time; and you can even make sure that your brushes are properly cleaned with some solvents too.

Oil Paint Thinner

Oil paint thinners, sometimes also known as diluents, can be really useful if you would like to make the consistency of your oil paint more runny. Many of the solvents here can be used not only to clean brushes but also thin out the paint. In this way you can play with the consistency so that the paint takes on qualities of a drizzle, wash or a glaze. You will find that we also have some excellent non-toxic options on this front which allow you to have healthier air in your studio even when using your solvent.

Oil Paint Brush Cleaner

You will also find plenty of solvents in our range which are made so that you can clean your paint brush effectively. The solvent which does this the most effectively is usually turpentine. But you can also use substitutes for turpentine for just as effective cleaning methods. These alternatives can also have the benefit of being near enough odourless. These alternatives can be purchased from us here in this range, and they are excellent mediums as well as brush cleaners.

Artist Turpentine

You will be able to purchase high quality pure turpentine here which will do the job perfectly. Turpentine is made out of distilling pine tree resin. You will find that the purity of the distilled resin in this collection makes it particularly useful for the artist. It is when turpentine is processed in such a way as to make it impure that it loses its effectiveness in the studio. As with all standard solvents, it is important when you use these products to ensure that your studio space has good ventilation.

C Roberson Rectified Spirit of Turpentine C Roberson Rectified Spirit of Turpentine
£19.68
£17.20
Out of stock
Superior Grade Rectified Genuine Fir Turpentine Use rectified spirit of turpentine for thinning oil paints. Using this type of turpentine speeds up the drying time of oil paint colours. 500ml tin 250ml tin
Cranfield Pure Gum Turpentine Cranfield Pure Gum Turpentine
£16.08 - £44.22
6 in stock
Cranfield Spectrum Pure Turpentine - Artist Quality 250ml and 1 Litre available PLEASE ALLOW 14 DAYS DELIVERY** **NB: We keep large stocks of all Cranfield products and have deliveries arriving regularly. Our website allows you to order products at all times and if for some reason something is unavailable immediately it will arrive with us with our next scheduled delivery. Should there be a stock…
Cranfield Spectrum Low Aromatic Thinner Cranfield Spectrum Low Aromatic Thinner
£13.68 - £41.64
5 in stock
Cranfield Spectrum Non-Aromatic Thinner PLEASE ALLOW 14 DAYS DELIVERY** **NB: We keep large stocks of all Cranfield products and have deliveries arriving regularly. Our website allows you to order products at all times and if for some reason something is unavailable immediately it will arrive with us with our next scheduled delivery. Should there be a stock issue at times of high demand a member o…
Distilled Turpentine Winsor & Newton 75ml Distilled Turpentine Winsor & Newton 75ml
£6.85
£6.45
4 in stock
Distilled Turpentine 75ml Winsor & Newton Winsor and Newton Distilled Turpentine is a highly refined essential oil which can be used as part of a recipe for a paint medium, as a thinner and as a diluent for oil colour paints. The use of turpentine for cleaning brushes keeps your brushes lasting longer. Containers should be tightly shut and out of the sun/light to prevent oxidation. As part of good…
Kremer Genuine Fir Turpentine - Double Rectified - 1 litre tin Kremer Genuine Fir Turpentine - Double Rectified - 1 litre tin
£41.40
£36.50
Out of stock
Superior Grade Rectified Genuine Fir Turpentine supplied by Kremer in a sturdy tall one litre tin. Double Rectified Turpentine, DAB 9, a suitable solvent for all oil painting mediums and for cleaning brushes.
Kremer Shellsol T - Aroma Free 1 Lt- Substitute for Turpentine Kremer Shellsol T - Aroma Free 1 Lt- Substitute for Turpentine
£18.50
Out of stock
Shellsol T is an almost odourless substitute for turpentine used by artists and for restoration which is supplied by Kremer in a sturdy tall one litre tin. Shellsol T is a popular alternative solvent to turpentine for oil painting mediums and for cleaning brushes.
Michael Harding Miracle Medium, Solvent free Michael Harding Miracle Medium, Solvent free new in
£12.00 - £54.00
5 in stock
Michael Harding Miracle Medium VEGAN – PLANT BASED – SOLVENT FREE. MM0 Miracle Medium is a solvent-free, odourless, vegan, and plant-based Medium that serves as an alternative to traditional turpentine. This medium offers artists a natural and sustainable option for thinning oil paints, cleaning brushes, and glazing artworks (see our MM2 Quick Dry Dammar Varnish Miracle Medium) without the use of…
Michael Harding Refined Gum Turpentine Michael Harding Refined Gum Turpentine
£5.10
2 in stock
Refined Gum Turpentine Refined for the most discerning artist to use with confidence 100ml, 250ml, 1 Litre Sizes available Vapour is harmful for only use in well ventilated situation. Keep away from heat and flame, read all instructions carefully and keep out of reach of children
Sansodor - Low Odour Solvent - Winsor & Newton 75ml Sansodor - Low Odour Solvent - Winsor & Newton 75ml
£6.85
£6.45
Out of stock
Sands0dor Winsor & Newton 75ml - Low Odour Solvent Sandodor is a low odour solvent for thinning oil paint colours. Slow to evaporate and therefore useful for controlling alkyd and oil colours.  Sansodor  does not deteriorate on storing. 75ml
Sennelier Venice Turpentine Sennelier Venice Turpentine
£9.80
£9.40
Out of stock
Sennelier Venice Turpentine 32ml Size - For oil painting, add jewel-like surface A pure natural balsam turpentine with a consistency of honey from the European larch tree.  Add as a plasticizer and glass enhancing agent to oil colours, varnishes and oil painting mediums.  Venice Turps is a thick medium which should be mixed sparingly with oil paint to create a jewel-like quality with a tough ename…
Zest It Cold Wax Solvent Zest It Cold Wax Solvent
£7.58 - £14.51
15 in stock
The Zest-it Wax Solvent is a non-toxic, non flammable fluid with a slight yellow colour. It has a mild orange smell from the Citrus Oil, it has low VOC's, which means little is lost to the atmosphere and your workspace. It does not mix with water. It does not contain any Aromatics or CFC's, it is classed as biodegradable and is therefore kinder to the environment. It can travel by road, sea and ai…
Zest It Oil Paint Dilutant & Brush Cleaner (Eco Solvent) Zest It Oil Paint Dilutant & Brush Cleaner (Eco Solvent)
£8.15 - £60.60
36 in stock
Zest It is an solvent that is non-flammable and non-toxic. Zest It dilutant is an solvent alternative to white spirit and turpentine with a pleasant citrus smell. Multi-use, Zest It can be used as an oil paint thinner, mixed with linseed oil, as an ingredient in painting mediums and as a brush cleaner. You can use Zest-it it to thin oil paint, oil pastels and oil paint sticks or bars. It leaves no…

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