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Gamsol is an excellent solvent for thinning Gamblin mediums and for general painting. It evaporates 100% and leaves no residue in paint layers.
Gamsol is less toxic than other brands of OMS (Odorless Mineral Spirits), mineral spirits, or turpentine because the harmful aromatic solvent component has been removed. It's also useful for studio and brush cleanup.
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No fuss, no fumes!
By Early Bird
from Shreveport, La.
Comments about Gamblin Gamsol Odorless Mineral Spirits:
This is the ONLY solvent I allow in my studio classroom. Other solvents which say "odorless" on the can or label must have been annointed by people who cannot smell. Gamsol has no nasty fumes to contend with, and even if it is not safer, it sure seems to be! People who got headaches from fumes now do not. Be safe out there!
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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Not available in California
from long beach
was not able to get because of California restrictions
By Vic oil painting
from Paradise. KS
I have used linseed oil in the past. Trying this oil and simply LOVE IT my paints go on so smooth. Great product
love the new plastic containers
By E the artist
Best turp product out there!
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
gamsol ineral spirits
from Palm Coast, Florida
When using Gamsol I thin out and smooth the lines of my colored pencil drawing's backgrounds. It is especially useful when doing water or solid colored areas.
(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
Does not affect my asthma! :)
By SL Brown
from Land of Enchantment
I was hesitant to try this for far too long. So many things that say "odorless" are not, and will trigger my asthma, but this stuff does not, and I can't smell any odor at all when using it. Gamsol on a Dick Blick blending stump makes my Polychromos colored pencil drawings hit a new dimension! People don't recognize the blended drawings as colored pencil. It also works on Prismacolor, but is less smooth - has an effect a bit like granular watercolor, which is nice too. And it's made in the USA. I am so pleased with Gamsol and will never be without it now! :)
Gamblin Gamsol Odorless Mineral Spirits
from Maine, USA
I use for blending colors. I like that it is odorless, and it works quite well for my needs.
Will buy again
from Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
Used with a stencil brush to blend colored pencils. Works very well, no odor at all. Works just as well as mineral spirits without the toxic odor.
"Love It". No smell, works great.
By Katie @ the Lake
from Manning, SC
What is great about the product is a little goes a long way and it has no smell. My husband is amazed. I would not sue anything else. I oil paint and it is a great cleaner for oils.
Use this all the time
from Westport, MA
Easy cleanup and no harsh odors
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