Cobra glazing medium makes the paint flow better. The added amount affects the degree of transparency. This technique û making colored transparent paint layers without a brush stroke û is referred to a glazing. Cobra glazing medium is very fat and may only be applied in the last few layers of a painting. The medium increases the degree of sheen and the durability of the paint film, but does not affect the drying time of the paint. Cobra glazing medium is based on vegetable oil. It can also be thinned with water.
Introducing Cobra, the new color line from Royal Talens. Cobra embraces the unifying doctrine of the mid-20th century European art movement for which it's named: 'Complete Freedom.' This movement originated in 1948 as an international association of poets, writers, and artists within Europe. It included Karel Appel and Corneille. Its name COBRA comes from the cities from which its members had come: Copenhagen, Brussels and Amsterdam.
With Cobra paint, the oil painter is free from harsh solvents and the travel and health constraints that come with them. Cobra is a highly pigmented, highly permanent artists' oil paint that is easily cleaned up with water. All of the glazing and textural techniques that are possible with traditional oil paints can be achieved with Cobraàall you're missing is the turpentine or mineral spirits. Cobra has a complete range of 70 colors from which to choose.