Product name: Geranium Essential Oil
Appearance :Faint yellow liquid
What is turpentine oil?
Turpentine (which is also called gum turpentine, spirit of turpentine, oil of turpentine, wood turpentine, terebenthene, terebinthine and (colloquially) turps) is a fluid obtained by the distillation of resin harvested from living trees, mainly pines. Mainly used as a specialized solvent, it is also a source of material for organic syntheses.
Turpentine is composed of terpenes, primarily the monoterpenes alpha- and beta-pinene, with lesser amounts of carene, camphene, dipentene, and terpinolene.
What is turpentine oil used for?
In foods and beverages, distilled turpentine oil is used as a flavoring ingredient. In manufacturing, turpentine oil is used in soap and cosmetics and also as a paint solvent. It is also added to perfumes, foods, and cleaning agents as a fragrance.
what can i use instead of turpentine for oil painting?
Gamblin Gamsol oil.Gamsol is an excellent solvent for thinning oil paints and other media and is available in 32-ounce and 1-liter bottles. This odorless, nontoxic solvent is safer than turpentine both for painters and for the environment.
how to use turpentine in oil painting?
When painting in layers, you should use turpentine for your basecoat or first layer of paint, as you should always apply your fast-drying layers first. Generally linseed oil is regarded as themost popular drying oil since around the 1400s mainly due to it's versatility which makes blending and glazing easy.
How To Thin Oil Paint Without Turpentine
If you do have the additional time for your layers to dry on your canvas and are not in any specific rush then linseed oil can be an excellent option to go with. Although people do sometimes use raw linseed oil, it does tend to yellow and has some other minor issues when compared to refined linseed oil that tends to be considerably better.
where to buy turpentine oil?where to buy medical(medicinal) turpentine oil?
Local dealer, B2C and B2B