Blockx Painting Mediums & Varnishes

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Blockx Amber Medium

Again made from dissolving the difficult amber resin in selected pure turps, but this time, made with a spike of lavender. Available only in a 25ml glass tube

Blockx Amber Varnish

Amber is a natural fossilised resin, found around the coastal regions of the Baltic Sea. For centuries, this product has been used to impart a jewel-like richness to oil paintings, ie. the Flemish School. Blockx are the last remaining supplier to still produce this expensive-to-manufacture medium. Available only in a 10ml glass vial.

Blockx Poppy Seed Oil

Slower drying than linseed oil and non-yellowing. Mix in place of linseed oil with all bright colours and whites.60ml, 125ml, 500ml.

Blockx Painting Medium - Slow

Use for diluting colours without degreasing them. Normal drying time. 60ml, 125ml, 500ml.

Blockx Painting Medium - Fast

Use for diluting colours without degreasing them. Fast drying time. 60ml, 125ml, 500ml.

Blockx Retouch Varnish

Use to minimise the occurrence of ‘fill-in’. Strengthens the layers between paint. 60ml, 125ml, 500ml.

Blockx Picture Varnish

For protection of oil paintings. Apply after work is dry in as thin a layer as possible. 60ml, 125ml, 250ml, 500ml.