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Old 09-14-2017, 06:00 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by Albert Loewy View Post
If areas are sinking consistently, that means you didn't use enough medium in those places. You may use a retouch varnish, after the fact. Since retouch varnishes usually contain Damar, some prefer to mix up their own oiling-out medium instead. Take your normal media, in my case, 1 part Stand Oil/ 2 1/2 parts turp. Mix up a media twice as lean, 1S/5T. Use that to oil her out. The faded colors should instantly come right out.
Wait at least a year before applying final varnish. I've been led to believe that another layer of paint ought not be put over the final varnish.

Wait a year for a final varnish ..... Do you work this out with your client to get the painting back for final varnish? What is your process here if you dont mind me asking?
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