What is Gamsol used for in art?

Gamsol is the safest solvent that allows oil painters to utilize all traditional painting techniques without compromise.

How do you use Gamsol with colored pencils?

How to Blend Colored Pencils With Gamsol (Mineral Spirits)

What are the best colored pencils to use with Gamsol?

  • Liqui-mark Colored Pencils (I found mine at the Dollar Store!)
  • Crayola Colored Pencils.
  • Prismacolor Premier Colored Pencils, Assorted Colors.
  • Crafter’s Companion Spectrum Noir Blendable Pencils. Derwent Colorsoft Pencils.

Can you use mineral oil to blend colored pencils?

It’s actually a mineral oil with a light fragrance. It’s safe for folks and has no fumes, and the light scent is pleasant to most. This is certainly safe enough to use with the kiddos, as well. I did make you a little video, as well.

How do you blend mineral spirits?

How to use Odorless Mineral Spirits to blend Colored Pencil

Can you use solvent on Bristol paper?

Gamsol can be used on most surfaces from Bristol to sanded art paper. It works to varying degrees on different types of paper. For example, as a rule, I don’t use solvents on Bristol because it doesn’t often handle moisture well.


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