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Painting into wet varnish to create a luminous inner light in oil paintings. Details preparing a rigid painting board, toning the surface and painting in layers. Includes suggestions on choosing a varnish and adapting the technique to alla prima painting.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Nov 1989 (v.6#11) pg. 46

The problems of paintings containing varnish in the medium or as a layer in the middle of the painting are explained. Includes suggestions on varnishes and resins that do not yellow.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Oct 1990 (v.7#10) pg. 116

Advice on deciding whether or not to protect an acrylic painting with varnish. Which varnishes to use and those to avoid.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Mar 1991 (v.8#3) pg. 30

Advice on varnishing an oil or alkyd painting.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Aug 1991 (v.8#8) pg. 19

Advice on selecting thinners when glazing in oils.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Dec 1991 (v.8#12) pg. 11

Advice on materials to glaze a painting to create highlights, and comments on the use of fingernail polish for that purpose.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jul 1992 (v.9#7) pg. 74
Added Info ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Oct 1992 (v.9#10) pg. 11

An explanation of "isolating varnish" and how it's used to "rewet" an oil painting.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Dec 1992 (v.9#12) pg. 78

Alternatives to spray varnishes and how to apply them to artwork. (1) Brush-on varnish. (2) Airbrushes. (3) Bottle-attached propellant sprays.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Feb 1994 (v.11#2) pg. 60

Advice on how to apply matte varnish over gloss varnish on a painting.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE May 1997 (v.14#5) pg. 83

A discussion of using retouch varnish between painting sessions.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jun 1997 (v.14#6) pg. 63

Cautions on mixing varnishes with oil paints for washes in intermediate layers.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jul 1997 (v.14#7) pg. 68

Making art that lasts. A comprehensive guide to the papers, canvases, paints and more that you can use to ensure your art is around for generations.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jul 1998 (v.15#7) pg. 42
Added Info ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Nov 1998 (v.15#11) pg. 8

A description of how 17th century artists used bitumen in their final glazes to create a "glow." Advice on modern substitutes.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Oct 1998 (v.15#10) pg. 42

An explanation of polycyclohexanone varnish and its use as a final varnish on oil paintings.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Oct 1998 (v.15#10) pg. 42

Advice on reworking areas of an oil painting that has already been varnished with damar varnish.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Oct 1998 (v.15#10) pg. 42

An explanation of the problem caused by using a spray fixative between painting sessions when working in oil or acrylic.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Feb 1999 (v.16#2) pg. 76

Advice on using spray varnishes on oil paintings.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jun 1999 (v.16#6) pg. 38

Advice on the use of synthetic varnishes.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Oct 1999 (v.16#10) pg. 67

The advantages and disadvantages of casein varnishes.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Nov 1999 (v.16#11) pg. 77

Advice on how to create a smooth finish on acrylic-painted projects by applying matte varnish.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jul-Aug 1993 (v.20#4) pg. 26

Advice on the best method for varnishing decorative painting.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Mar-Apr 1999 (v.26#2) pg. 8