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Water soluble oils

What are water soluble oils?

Water soluble oils are sometimes called water mixable oils. Water soluble oils are very much like traditional oils in traditional oil paint but they are used with water instead of thinner to dilute and clean up.

Does the color in the water soluble oils tube contain water?

No. The color in the water soluble oil paint tube does not contain water. The color in the water soluble oil paint tube only contains water mixable linseed oil. Water may be added to thin the water soluble oil paint but in a very small amount.

What are the benefits of using water soluble oils and water soluble oil paint?

There are many benefits of using water soluble oils and water soluble oil paint. Painting with water soluble oils is easier than painting with traditional oil paint especially for those oil paint artists who are have problems using traditional oil paint thinner.

Toxic nature of oil paint solvents and thinners

Water soluble oils are less toxic than traditional oil paint. Water soluble oils cause fewer breathing and skin problems.

What are water soluble oils (or water soluble oil paint) made of?

Water soluble oils or water soluble oil paints are alternative to traditional oils and traditional oil paints. Water soluble oils have the same buttery feeling, the same intensity and the same volume as traditional oil paints.  The appearance of traditional oil painting and water soluble oil painting is almost identical. They almost look the same on canvas and canvas paper. Water soluble oils may dry faster.