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What Is Oil Based Paint

Oil based paints refers to paints which do not require water as a medium and they are prepared with a drying oil, like linseed, soya and paint thinner as the thinning component. They usually dry incredibly hard, but they take a long period to dry.
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How to Dry Oil Based Paint.
1. Prepare your painting surface by painting on a layer of glue-chalk gesso. Gesso will absorb some of the oil from the first layer of paint and hasten drying. 2. Mix your oil paint with an alkyd medium or lightly dip your brush into the medium  www.ehow.com
What kind of paint is oil based?
Solvent-based paints are commonly referred to as oil-based paints.  www.chacha.com
How to Oil Paint Rocks.
1. Use a pencil to block in the initial layout of your painting. The sketching doesn't need to be exact. The idea is to define the space in your painting. 2. Use gray, white, black and a little brown oil. Start with a wet brush dipped in gray and  www.ehow.com
How do you know if paint is oil based?
It should state fairly clearly on the can. Anything that tells you to use paint thinner for clean up is usually oil based.  wiki.answers.com
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