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Is it possible to make oil modifiable again?

You can't make the oil modifiable again, no. If your friend added the drying linseed oil and turpentine to existing oil paints (and not just pigments), it really depends on the ratio whether it ...
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How can I efficiently dry tree leaves?

I have dried plants and leaves by just putting them between leaves in a sketch- or notebook. Acid-free paper likely yields better results, and - especially with specimens that contain a lot of ...
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Technique to make acrylic paint dry faster?

Acrylic paints are already among the quickest drying paints there are and one hour really doesn't seem that much to me. Can't you just let the painting sit around for an hour undisturbed to dry? That ...
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Technique to make acrylic paint dry faster?

If your studio is humid, it may well benefit from a dehumidifer, to actually remove water from the air. As these usually have a dust filter on the inlet, you could in theory direct the dry, slightly ...
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Is it safe to dry or dehydrate things in a microwave using the keep-warm setting?

Drying usually means removing water with a good flow of fresh (dry) air. So an oven with open door is perfect. A microwave with closed door does not circulate fresh, dry air. I under stand they are ...
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Is it safe to dry or dehydrate things in a microwave using the keep-warm setting?

A microwave can be a great alternative, but there are potential hazards to be aware of. Considerations of "safe" relate to both your material and the microwave and containers you're doing ...
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