This material allows oil painting to be approached differently. It extends the artist's freedom of expression, allowing a greater degree of spontaneity, of "expressionism".
Perhaps the creamiest of all of the paint sticks, Sennelier sticks are made from the finest selected pure pigments, mineral waxes and vegetable oils. Now well recognised for their superior working ability and softer consistency, plus fast 2-day drying time.
Oilsticks are highly pigmented solid oil colour, designed for direct application on all traditional surfaces and compatible with conventional oil paints. Good for Textiles.
The wax in the oil stick allows the artist to draw or paint directly onto a surface without brushes, mediums or solvents. The oil sticks have a rich buttery consistency.
To use: - Apply as a drawn mark -
Use for underpainting or fist sketch -
Use brushes, solvents and rags to manipulate colour.
- Dip into mediums for thinning before application
- can be worked with palette knives - use on canvas, paper, masonite, metal, sculpture
- can be varnished when dry with Retouch Varnish applied very gently