Mediums















This reliable favourite is a general purpose semi gloss medium which speeds drying, improves flow and reduces brush stroke retention. Halves the drying time of conventional oil colour (touch dry in 1-6 days depending on colour & film thickness). Resists yellowing. Not suitable as a varnish or final coat.

Winsor & Newton Liquin Original 75ml


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Mediums




We have a large selection of Oil Painting Mediums in stock! This page will be updated soon with our most popular products. Please contact us for the price and availability of Oil Painting Mediums.

Oil Mediums


By its very nature, oil colour is incompatible with water and dissolves only in turpentine, white spirit or low-odour thinners. Artists’ oil colours are made by dispersing pigments in an oil medium to create a smooth, slow-drying paint.

About Oil Mediums



Just add a small amount of any of these mediums to your palette and you can instantly transform your acrylic’s abilities. Several of these mediums, including the Gel Retarder, the Cryl Medium #1 and the Retarding Medium significantly prolong the drying time of acrylics, making them perfectly suited for wet-on-wet […]

Lukas Cryl Acrylic Mediums


Enhance the beauty of your artwork while guarding it from environmental damage. Grumbacher varnishes are ideal as a final coating for dry oil and acrylic paintings, offering protection from dirt, moisture, and scuffs. Picture Varnish, Gloss — A final varnish for dry oil and acrylic paintings that protects them from […]

Grumbacher Spray Varnishes


It was only relatively recently, in the mid-20th century, that acrylic colours were developed to offer artists a new, vibrant and exciting painting alternative. The versatility of acrylics and their immediate popularity soon led to the introduction of acrylic mediums, a range of products designed to enhance the benefits of […]

Daler Rowney Acrylic Mediums



Glaze Mediums are pure acrylic Gloss or Matt mediums, which can be used as a fixative, a varnish or binding medium. It can also be used in combination with Tempera paints to improve the colour and life span, and render it waterproof. Acrylic Gloss Glaze Medium: Increases depth, transparency and […]

Dala Acrylic Mediums


Tuffilm Matte or Gloss Spray – is an acrylic based varnish which protects printed matter, proofs, charcoal and pastel drawings, blue prints, color copies and photographs from dirt, dust and moisture. Water clear and rapid drying it will never change the hue of colours or stain paper. Click here for […]

Grumbacher Tuffilm Spray


Black and grey label. Temporary and final protective coating. Environmentally friendly fixative sprays ideal for protecting the simpliest charcoal drawing to the most professional piece of artwork. The fixative sprays have been developed with the co-operation of artists and art schools. All the fixative sprays are UV resistant and made […]

Ghiant Fix Basic



Designed for Students spray fixative – reworkable, non yellowing, suitable for fixing pastel, charcoal, any dry media. Available in 200ml Click here for more information about how to use fixatives.

Prime Art DFS Fixative


The fixative is applied lightly, without wetting or soaking the paper. Once the fixative has been applied, it provides some protection against smudging and ultraviolet light. Ashrad Aerosol Fixative is a final fixative which is colourless and provides a matt finish. Fixatives should only be used in a well-ventilated area. […]

Ashrad Aerosol Fixative


In drawing, a fixative is a liquid, similar to varnish, which is usually sprayed over a finished piece of artwork, usually a dry media artwork, to better preserve it and prevent smudging. THE APPLICATION IS EASY AND REQUIRES ABOUT 5 MINUTES TO DO. • Select a well-ventilated location away from […]

How to use Fixatives