Advice 1: How to dilute oil paint

Oil paint is a wonderful material for painting. They leave a clear and vivid strokes, can achieve unexpected and bold colororiented solutions and transitions, and more durable than watercolor or gouache. No wonder most of the immortal canvases of the great painter created with oil paints. Have these paints one small negative – they dry. But do not worry, even very much dried oil paint can be diluted.
How to dilute oil paint
You will need
  • artistic varnish, turpentine, vegetable oil, white
Instruction
1
To make the paint more liquid and return to her necessary for work consistency, use solvents. Of course, you can dilute the paints and conventional construction with a solvent, which is sold in any hardware store, but it is better to buy a special solvent for painting. These tools not give a yellow tint to the paint and not have such an intense smell. Be sure to check with the seller in an art store, and if in doubt, ask him to help you.
2
Try to dilute the paint with oil. For artistic colors will fit any vegetable oil, but most often used linen. Also great for these purposes, ordinary gum turpentine or artistic varnish. Keep in mind that by diluting the oil paint can lose color and look much paler, but after evaporation of solvent, their color returns to the original. It is therefore necessary to dilute the paint very carefully, constantly checking the result in a separate trial the canvas. For a softer effect, use a mixture of the art of varnish, oil and turpentine in equal proportions.
3
The amount of solvent adjust the very carefully. If the wrong ratio of thinner can make the paint too loose, deprived of their original properties. In addition, even if the color and structure will not change, heavily diluted oil paint would be worse to stay on the canvas, as the solvent disrupts the bonds in the paint. If the ratio of paint and solvent is chosen correctly, they increase the permeability of the paint and contribute to a more durable pin it to the canvas, making the top layer stronger.
Note
It should be remembered that the properties of the solvent that you choose for your paint depends on the rate of drying works on canvas. If you want it dried faster, better stay on the turpentine or artistic Polish, and if you need a longer dry – add into the mixture the oil in the required proportions.
Useful advice
If the dilution of oil paints you want to make them a shade less bright and intense, must be added to the solvent or varnish white or light tone, warm colour.

Advice 2 : How to dilute oil

Essential oil in the composition of any cosmetics is the best sign of quality. They can be used in creams, massage oils, compositions for the bath. Two traditional way to use essential oils aromatherapy and the manufacture of perfumes. A lot of useful aromatic compounds can be prepared independently. You need to know how to dilute the oil.
Essential oil.
You will need
  • * A few drops of 100% essential oils. You can use several types with complicated structure.
  • * Base oil is an inexpensive natural oil, with a slightly pronounced aroma. For example, flax oil, peach, corn, pine, sweet almond oil, grape seed and others.
  • * Essential oils can be added to any cosmetics, so you can just prepare a jar of your favorite cream.
  • * Pipette, a dining room and a tea spoon.
  • * A bottle of dark glass with a tight fitting lid.
  • * Memorize the formula:
  • 1 ml of oil is equal to 20 drops; 5 ml is a teaspoon, 20 ml of a dining room.
  • 1% oil – 1капля of essential oil to 5 ml of base.
  • 2% - 2 drops – 5 ml.
  • 3% - 3 drops – 5 ml.
  • 5% - 5 drops – 5 ml.
  • 10% - 10 drops – 5 ml, etc.
Instruction
1
Formulations for hot make 1-5%, of perfume 10-20%.Recipes for tart burners.The composition is soothing for a good night's sleep: sandalwood 2 drops, sandalwood 2 drops, frankincense 1капля, base oil 15 ml. the Composition of destroying odors: lemon 2 drops, peppermint 1 drop, rosemary 1 drop essential oil 5 ml Energizing composition: neroli 2 drops juniper 1 drop, cinnamon 1 drop, peppermint 1 drop, oil of 10 ml.
To obtain a perfumed composition of the same oils, it is necessary to increase the content of essential to 10-20%.
2
For the enrichment of essential oil creams and ointments use a concentration of 5%. The base oil for this is not required. Add 5 drops of oil into 5 ml of cream and stir well composition. For daily care for any skin type nutrient creams suitable oils: avocado, jojoba, ylang – ylang, cedar, cypress, lavender, sandalwood. Rejuvenating effect have rosemary, rose, Jasmine, almond, neroli. Antiseptic ointments and creams for oily skin can be enhanced with tea tree oil, peppermint, sea buckthorn, calendula.
3
Formulations for massage do 4%. Recipes for anti-cellulite blends:
- Juniper 2 drops, fennel 2 drops, lemon 1 drop to 6 ml of base oil.- 3 drops juniper, 1 drop rosemary, geranium and sage of 6 ml of oil basis.Soothing ingredients: bergamot 2 drops, geranium 2 drops ylang-ylang 1 drop per 5 ml of oil basis.
Note
It is important to keep creams and ointments enriched with natural oils, in the refrigerator. And the oil should be in vials of dark glass away from direct sunlight.
Useful advice
It should be remembered that essential oils are best absorbed into the wet skin. The cream should be applied after washing, without wiping in the face. The same can be done after shower applying oil to the whole body. The compositions of essential oils of light and well absorbed, leaving the skin with a greasy film.

Advice 3 : How to dilute oil paint

Oil paint is a wonderful material for painting. They leave a clear and vivid strokes, can achieve unexpected and bold colororiented solutions and transitions, and more durable than watercolor or gouache. No wonder most of the immortal canvases of the great painter created with oil paints. Have these paints one small negative – they dry. But do not worry, even very much dried oil paint can be diluted.
How to dilute oil paint
You will need
  • artistic varnish, turpentine, vegetable oil, white
Instruction
1
To make the paint more liquid and return to her necessary for work consistency, use solvents. Of course, you can dilute the paints and conventional construction with a solvent, which is sold in any hardware store, but it is better to buy a special solvent for painting. These tools not give a yellow tint to the paint and not have such an intense smell. Be sure to check with the seller in an art store, and if in doubt, ask him to help you.
2
Try to dilute the paint with oil. For artistic colors will fit any vegetable oil, but most often used linen. Also great for these purposes, ordinary gum turpentine or artistic varnish. Keep in mind that by diluting the oil paint can lose color and look much paler, but after evaporation of solvent, their color returns to the original. It is therefore necessary to dilute the paint very carefully, constantly checking the result in a separate trial the canvas. For a softer effect, use a mixture of the art of varnish, oil and turpentine in equal proportions.
3
The amount of solvent adjust the very carefully. If the wrong ratio of thinner can make the paint too loose, deprived of their original properties. In addition, even if the color and structure will not change, heavily diluted oil paint would be worse to stay on the canvas, as the solvent disrupts the bonds in the paint. If the ratio of paint and solvent is chosen correctly, they increase the permeability of the paint and contribute to a more durable pin it to the canvas, making the top layer stronger.
Note
It should be remembered that the properties of the solvent that you choose for your paint depends on the rate of drying works on canvas. If you want it dried faster, better stay on the turpentine or artistic Polish, and if you need a longer dry – add into the mixture the oil in the required proportions.
Useful advice
If the dilution of oil paints you want to make them a shade less bright and intense, must be added to the solvent or varnish white or light tone, warm colour.
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