SOLVENTS

We sell many different solvents at The PaintBox and we can provide you with expert advice on their use, applications and limitations. Solvents can be divided into two main categories: Those that are extracted from pine trees and those which are petroleum based. Generally it is considered that the solvents that are extracted from pine trees are better suited to using in painting mediums, and in the cleaning of brushes etc., but the quality of these gum-resin based solvents (turpentine) vary hugely, so it is worth considering this when making your decision on which to buy. The quality of these is reflected in the price you pay.

For more information have a read of our handy guide THE PAINTBOX GUIDE TO SOLVENTS

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