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Galkyd

by Gamblin


Galkyd is an alkyd resin painting medium that increases the fluidity of oil colors and speeds their drying time. Thin layers of oil colors are dry in 24 hours. The viscosity of Galkyd is similar to traditional painting mediums made from linseed stand oil. Galkyd levels brush strokes, creates a strong flexible paint film and leaves an enamel like glossy finish. Galkyd is ready to use. Thins with odorless mineral spirits. Painters can add up to 50% by volume odorless mineral spirits to change the viscosity of Galkyd for glazing. Galkyds are excellent glazing mediums, and are available in glass bottles.

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by Gamblin

Average User Rating: Based on (6 Reviews)

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Jacquelyn G. from Atlanta, GA says:

I am the world's biggest Galkyd fan. It's perfect to use mixed with Linseed oil as a medium. It speeds up the drying time so I can really maximize glazing.

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Rated by: Jacquelyn G. in Atlanta, GA
I am the world's biggest Galkyd fan. It's perfect to use mixed with Linseed oil as a medium. It speeds up the drying time so I can really maximize glazing.
Rated by: David H. in Slaughter, LA
This product is great for glazing. It is a might too thick for blending, paints dry really fast. You can still use it, however. Creates really nice detail when used properly.
Rated by: kuzana o. in los alamos, NM
speeds up drying time and removes brushstroke, doesn't yellow even the lightest colors
Rated by: camilo g. in Lancaster, , OH
It is refreshing to find a product that works so good and dries fast, especially after a week of waiting for a painting to dry having used regular linseed oil. Great product.
Rated by: deborah . in Bend, OR
GREAT product! I can work on a painting and the next morning its ready for shipment!
Rated by: David H. in Zachary, LA
I love it is a great product very easy to use as a last coat on finish project or use while painting.

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