CCS LAVENDER SPIKE OIL ESSENCE™
- Handcrafted from the highest quality lavender
- Dilutes oil painting mediums
- A safer, natural alternative to turpentine and mineral spirits
- Created through reproducing the methods of the Old Masters
- Features a distinctive, sweet lavender scent
- No harsh chemicals used in production!
- Dissolving resins and varnishes
- Health-conscious artists
- Promoting well-being
- Use with fine oil colors
- Blending colored pencils
- Professional artists
- Use in final works of art
- Stretched canvases
- Use in studios or professional classrooms
What: Natural solvent that thins oil painting mediums, resins, and varnishes; handcrafted from the finest quality Lavender.
Why: Sweet smelling alternative to toxic turpentines and odorless mineral spirits that can cause chronic health issues.
A Handcrafted, Safer, Natural Alternative To Turpentine! Handcrafted From The Finest Quality Lavender Spike Lavender Oil – Make the Right Choice! Healthier Than Turpentine or Odorless Turpentine!
The Chelsea Classical Medium, Lavender Spike Oil Essence has a distinctive, sweet lavender scent, and is a safer, natural alternative to Turpentine, does not cause chronic health problems that are often associated with turpentine or odorless petroleum mineral spirits. Lavender Spike Oil Essence is so safe to use and has such a pleasant scent, that it is often used for making soaps and in aromatherapy! With this medium, artists can mix with other oil painting mediums, resins and varnishes.
WHAT IS LAVENDER SPIKE OIL ESSENCE?
Lavender Spike Oil Essence is a historically documented essential oil distilled from a special variety of lavender, often referred to as Oil of Spike Lavender or Essence d’Aspic.
Used as an oil painting solvent, it evaporates and is strong enough to fully dissolve resins, mix with paints, and be used in mediums.
Its distinctive lavender scent is non-toxic to breathe, and it does not cause chronic health effects such as those associated with the inhalation of fumes from Turpentine or Petroleum Mineral Spirits.
Besides its use in oil painting, it is also used for perfumes, soaps, aromatherapy and other holistic medicinal practices.
HOW IS IT USED?
Lavender Spike Oil Essence is used in the same way as Turpentine. Both are oil painting solvents that can thin oil paints and mediums, and make varnishes like damar.
WHAT IS THE ADVANTAGE OF USING IT?
Lavender Spike Oil Essence works as well or better than Turpentine and Odorless Mineral Spirits in oil painting, providing great control, adhesion and ability to thin the paint without destroying its body.
It is not overly abrasive or streaky, and evaporates at a similar rate as turpentine.
Unlike other oil painting solvents our Lavender solvent is non toxic to breathe.
HISTORY OF LAVENDER SPIKE OIL