The drying process of oil paints can take several weeks to months or years. Why does it take so much longer than, for example, the drying of watercolor paints? The video explains.
- Charles S. Tumosa, Marion F. Mecklenburg, Oil Paints: The Chemistry of Drying Oils and the Potential for Solvent Disruption, Smithsonian Contributions to Museum Conservation 2012, 3, 51–58.
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