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Old 02-20-2012, 05:41 PM
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Question Maroger Medium

There is a lot of info on Maroger medium in several threads, but I have not been able to find out how this product affects the drying time of oil paint. Does it speed up drying or slow it down?
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Old 02-20-2012, 07:09 PM
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Re: Maroger Medium

It speeds it up.
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Old 02-21-2012, 11:58 AM
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Re: Maroger Medium

Definitely speeds it up. It can be touch dry in 24 hours depending on how thickly you paint. Sooner if you paint thinly. I love the stuff. It's expensive and rare compared to other mediums but I won't do without it.
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Old 02-23-2012, 06:09 PM
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Re: Maroger Medium

Good, I was hoping it would speed up the drying time. I'm more experienced with watercolor and acrylic, so oils have been a new challenge for me. I bought a tube of Old Masters Maroger medium and it really is amazing stuff. This will make paint handling a lot easier. I had been having trouble getting the paint to do what I wanted.

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