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Oil Primer

The application of a primer provides a suitable base for your painting. If you are using a traditional oil primer or an alkyd primer, your canvas or linen will need to be sized with rabbit skin glue. The rabbit skin glue protects the fabric from the acidic oils of the primer.

C Roberson Oil Primer C Roberson Oil Primer
Roberson Oil Primer - flexible & crack resistant Roberson Oil primer has good coverage, two coats will product a slippery surface to enable oil colour to be moved around. The oil primer dries flexible and will not crack. This traditional lead free oil primer developed by C Roberson & Co makes the primed surface much less absorbent than acrylic primers, with a characteristic slippy quality.Canvas s…
Spectrum Thixotropic Alkyd Primer for Oil Painting Spectrum Thixotropic Alkyd Primer for Oil Painting
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PLEASE ALLOW 7 - 10 DAYS DELIVERY FOR LARGER SIZES Thixotropic Alkyd Primer is a best seller from Spectrum. The word thixotropic means sometimes fluid and sometimes gel - this primer becomes fluid when stirred and returns to a gel state when allowed to stand. (Thixotropic means a fluid which is viscous but becomes freer-flowing when it is shaken or brushed on, and which returns to its viscous stat…


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