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Oil Mediums

Oil mediums are designed to enhance both the characteristics of the colours and painting processes as well as maximizing individual creative vision.

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Traditional Mediums

Available Sizes

120 mL • 250 mL • 500 mL • 1 L • 2 L • 3.78 L • 16 L 

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alkali refined linseed oil in a cylinder

Alkali Refined Linseed Oil

Alkali Refined Linseed Oil is a very pure, highly refined artist quality linseed oil.

natural amber linseed oil in a cylinder

Natural Amber Linseed Oil

Natural Amber Linseed Oil is one of Tri-Art’s eco-friendly oil products.

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Stand Oil

Stand Oil is a thicker processed form of linseed oil with a slower drying time and a superior resistance to yellowing and darkening.

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Safflower Oil

Lightest in colour, Safflower Oil is used for mixing with light colours and for wet on wet applications.

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Sunflower Oil

Made by compressing sunflower seeds Tri-Art’s Sunflower Oil is very clear in colour, similar to safflower oil but lighter.

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D’Limonene

D-limonene is a safe substitute for harsh chemical thinners.

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Odourless Solvent

Odourless Solvent is a virtually scent-free, mild, pure mineral spirit that has had some of the harmful aromatic solvents removed.

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Alkyd Oil

Alkyd is a semi synthetic polymer which significantly accelerates the drying time of oil colours.

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Liquid White Oil

Liquid White Oil is a fluid, highly pigmented white oil paint made from the highest grade Titanium pigment and pure, alkali refined safflower oil.

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Orange Scented Thinner

Orange Scented Thinner is a very mild, pure mineral spirit with a light orange fragrance which can be used for thinning oil paints and mediums, cleaning brushes and painting tools.

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Damar Varnish

Dammar Varnish is a traditional, soft varnish used to unify luster (gloss or matte), increase colour saturation, protect the painted surface and allow for ease of future cleaning.

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Cobalt Drier

Tri Art Cobalt Drier significantly accelerates the drying time of oil paints. This drier is very potent and should be used sparingly.

Eco Waxes

Our Cold Waxes are solvent free mediums. They are made with naturally bleached beeswax and safflower, sunflower, or hemp oil. All are paste-like in consistency.

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Available Sizes

120 mL

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Eco Hemp Wax

Sunflower Wax is the lightest and very clear in colour. Made by compressing sunflower seeds. An ideal oil medium to use with light colours such as whites and yellows.

eco cold wax safflower oil medium in a black container

Eco Safflower Wax

Safflower Wax is slightly darker than Sunflower Wax. Also a good medium to use with light colours.

eco cold wax sunflower oil medium in a black container

Eco Sunflower Wax

Hemp Wax is the darkest in colour of our waxes. It is obtained by pressing hemp seeds. When mixed with lighter colours such as white, there will be a noticeable green tint.

Eco Accessories

linseed soap in a clear tube

Linseed Soap

Cleans and conditions all of your artist brushes. Clean all types of brush hair as well as your hands, floors, work surfaces and just about anything else that needs cleaning! 100% natural, non-toxic and low odour properties allow for a greener studio and well-cared for artist tools.

Note: Temperature will affect the physical state of the soap. It will soften and liquify when exposed to higher temperatures. This change in state does not affect performance.