Solvents For Oils

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    Art Spectrum Odourless Solvent

    Art Spectrum Odourless Solvent

    A low odour alternative to Artist's turpentine for people sensitive to turpentine fumes. Same as the pure turps but with only one ninth of the toxicity.
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    Gamblin Mediums, Solvent Free & Varnish

    Gamblin Mediums, Solvent Free & Varnish

    At Gamblin, their mission is to lead oil painting and printmaking into the future. This means crafting materials as they ought to be, not just as they have been. Their contemporary mediums are true to historic working properties, yet safer and more permanent.Gamsol has freed a generation of artists from exposure to strong solvents. In collaboration with the US National Gallery they brought painters Gamvar, the perfect picture varnish..... GAMSOL - Odourless Mineral Spirits
  • Langridge Artist White Spirit

    Use for thinning Golden MSA Varnish as it is a very pure solvent.

    Also good for thinning glass paints.

    Economical all purpose solvent.

    Ideal for cleaning brushes as it has a strong detergent action. Has a distinctive petroleum smell.


    Over-use will matt oil paint due to partial destruction of oil paint film

  • Langridge Distilled Gum Turpentine

    Natural diluents and solvent for oil colours and varnishes. Distilled from the resin of tapped Gum Thus Pine. Unlike petroleum distillate based solvents its function is not solely to break-down oil but aids in dilution. Greater wetting power than other solvents.

  • Langridge Low Toxic Solvent

    Completely odourless iso-paraffinic solvent. Permissible exposure Level is at least 3 times higher than alternative traditional solvents. Ideal turpentine replacement for artists concerned about exposure to harmful solvents.
  • Methylated Spirits

    Metho is also a handy solvent for cleaning applications such as removing water based paint, cleaning glass.
  • Mineral Turpentine

    Petroleum distillate, a cleaning agent for cleaning oil painting brushes.
  • Pure Gum Turpentine

    Distilled from the pitch of pine trees it reduces paint consistency. It is a natural solvent for oil paints and used as a vehicle in painting mediums.
  • Refined Linseed Oil

    Pure refined linseed oil is used in the finest artists' oil colours. Small amounts added to oil paint enhance flow and slow drying. Also used in the making of mediums.