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Alkyd Paints

Alkyd paint is a relatively recently developed alternative to oil paint, where the paint’s pigment is mixed into alkyd resin (a kind of polyester) mixed with a petroleum-based solvent such as naptha, rather than oil. Alkyd paints are a viable alternative to oils if you're looking for something with similar properties but a quicker drying time.

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Condemnation without Trial, Chéri Samba

Condemnation without Trial Chéri Samba, 1989 – 1990

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