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J and T Blackman Ltd
Copyright © 1996


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Our most popular products.

Oil Paint Dilutant and Brush Cleaner
Zest-it Solvent
Clear Painting Medium
Masking Fluid Remover
Retouching Varnish
Dip Pen Nib Cleaner
Pencil Blend
Blending Sponge

Cold Pressed Linseed
Picture Varnish
Linseed Stand Oil
Glazing Medium
Lean Painting Medium
Cold Wax Painting Medium
Cold Wax Additions


Update due to Covid-19

We are taking all the necessary precautions to keep ourselves safe, in-turn keeping our warehouse environment sanitised to afford safe and healthy working conditions.
We are still operating and have good stock levels, but with a reduced workforce, consequently orders may be a little slower to be dispatched.
Our Couriers and Carriers are working long hours to ensure pallets and parcels are being delivered, both for the UK and EU
Thank you for your understanding and support - Be Well from the Zest-it Team.
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Zest-it Products
zest-it oil paint diluant and brush cleaner product range zest-it solvent - the replacement for gum turpentine Clear Painting Medium Group

Zest-it Oil Paint Dilutant and Brush Cleaner

Zest-it Brush Cleaner.
For thinning paint and cleaning brushes.

Zest-it Solvent (Citrus Free)

Ideal for those oil painters who wish a little
more 'bite' to their solvent and prefer
a non-citrus smell.

Zest-it Clear Painting Medium

Zest-it Clear Painting Medium, so useful for
blending and glazing with Oil paint.
Also gives a different dimension to Oil Pastel.

zest-it damar retouching varnish


zest-it Cold Pressed Linseed Oil


Zest-it Masking Fluid remover

Zest-it Damar Varnish

Zest-it Damar Varnish is ready for use.
Picture Varnish and Retouching Varnish are available
in a variety of sizes.

Zest-it Cold-Pressed Linseed Oil

Zest-it Cold-Pressed Linseed Oil increases
the flow, transparency and gloss of oil paint.
Grind with pigment for making oil paint.

Zest-it Masking Fluid Remover

For removing Masking Fluid from brushes.
Also removes 'sticky stuff'.

zest-it printmkaker group


zest-it booklet


zest-it printmakers cleaner group

NEW Zest-it Printmakers Plate Oil

Use the Plate Oil to adjust the viscotity and tackiness of oil based ink. Non-flammable and non-toxic.

Zest-it Booklets

Free Zest-it booklets to give away to your customers are available.
Links to website jpg's, msds and banners


NEW Zest-it Printmakers Cleaner

Will remove most tyoes of traditional stopping-out
varnish and grounds.Clean-up oil based inks from plates, equipment, rollers and scrim.
Not for use with acrylic inks or grounds - use Printmakers Washdown.


zest-it pencil blend and parchment blend


zest-it linseed stand oil


zest-it lean painting medium

Zest-it Pencil Blend, Pencil Blend (Citrus Free) and Parchment Blend

Zest-it Pencil and Parchment Blends are
such big favourite with both
Coloured Pencil and Parchment Artists alike.

Zest-it Linseed Stand Oil

Linseed Stand Oil improves the flow and
consistency of oil paint. Levels brush marks
and dries to a tough elastic film.

Zest-it Lean Painting Medium

Used in the first layers of an oil painting,
gives a flexible stable foundation.


zest-it dip pen nib cleaner


zest-it glazing Medium


zest-it artists adhesive remover

Zest-it Dip Pen Nib Cleaner

Removes stubborn ink from dip pen nibs.
Pre-filled pot and top up bottles in 125ml & 250ml sizes.


Zest-it Glazing Medium

For thinning transparent oil paint and
improving the flow for glazing.

Zest-it Artists Adhesive Remover

New Name for the product because it removes
glue dots, hinging tape, sticky stuff.....
(Consolidation of Glue Dot and Hinging Tape removers - because it does more!)


zest-it acrylic brush cleaner and reviver


zest-it fountain pen cleaner


zest-it wax solvent

Zest-it Acrylic Brush Cleaner and Reviver

Acrylic Brush Cleaner and Reviver
to remove Acrylic paint and ink
from stiff brushes.


Zest-it Fountain Pen Cleaner

Fountain Pen Cleaner
Excellent for removing dried ink
from fountain pens.


NEW Zest-it Wax Solvent

Zest-it Wax Solvent - Excellent solvent
for wax based products.


zest-it brushable wax resist


zest-it reborning vinyl cleaner


zest-it cold wax painting medium group

NEW Zest-it Brushable Wax Resist

For use as a resist with water based
and mixed media.


Zest-it Technical Pen Cleaner

An effective and efficient solvent
for cleaning steel nib pens.


NEW Zest-it Cold Wax Painting Medium

For use with oil paint to impart body and texture


zest-it blending sponge


zest-it liquiblend wax


zest-it cold wax additions

Zest-it Blending Sponge

For use with Tortillions and stumps,
top-up with Zest-it Pencil Blend
or Parchment Blend.

NEW Zest-it LiquiBlend Wax

Add as required to Cold Wax Painting Medium
to liquify the working properties, whilst
keeping the integrity of the Cold Wax


NEW Zest-it Cold Wax Additions

Marble, Slate, Limestone Dust and more
to add to Cold Wax to give tooth and texture.


zest-it signwriters and pinstripers cleaner


zest-it printmakers washdown


zest-it oil and enamel flow inprover

NEW Zest-it Signwriters and Pinstripers Cleaner

A non-toxic and non-flammable cleaner for signwriting and pinstriping brushes.


NEW Zest-it Printmakers Washdown

For use with acrylic based ink.
Will remove most types of acrylic stop out fluid,
grounds and ink from plates.


NEW Zest-it Oil and Enamel Flow Improver

Improves the flow of oil and enamel paint,
reduces brush marks and aids application.



zest-it Protective Brush Oil



NEW Zest-it Protective brush Oil

Use to put the natural oils back into the hairs of
pinstriping and signwriting brushes.
Prolongs the life of the brush.




Printmakers Cleaner
Removes varnish & grounds.


Printmakers Washdown
Removes Acrylic stop outs and grounds.


Printmakers Plate Oils
Adjusts viscosity and tack of oil based inks.


Cold Wax Additions
Add tooth and texture.


Zest-it ® Cold Wax Painting Medium
Mix with oils, Pigments, Marble etc.

Very popular.

Zest-it® Website Banners for retailers website can be found at
website banners

New Booklets available.
Excellent for your customers to take away and browse.


J & T Blackman Ltd. a UK Registered Company
+44 (0)116 2341001
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