157 How to Get Rid of Wax Bloom

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Show Notes

Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: May 21, 2018


Topic: How to Get Rid of Wax Bloom


Points of Interest:

Wax bloom is a fact of life for many colored pencil artists – especially those using Prismacolor Premier pencils as their primary medium. John and Lisa discuss their favorite temporary fixes, as well as a handful of techniques and products to banish wax bloom for good. Spoiler alert: Hairspray does NOT make the list!


Links Referenced

Prismacolor Premier

Icarus Art Drawing Board

Krylon Workable Fixatif Spray

Lascuax UV Protect Spray Varnishes

Prismacolor Premier Tuffilm Final Fixative

Polychromos Pencils

Luminance Colored Pencils by Caran D’ache

Derwent Drawing Set




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