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Zest-it ® and Logo
are Registered
Trademarks of
J and T Blackman Ltd
Copyright © 1996


Zest-it Website

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


Jacqui and Tracey Blackman
J and T Blackman Ltd                      
Tel: 0116 2341001


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zest-it name and logo

J and T Blackman Ltd is a family run business, we have been expanding and developing our Zest-it business for over twenty five years and continue to do so.
Our work ethic is to supply our quality product with honesty and integrity.

Zest-it® and its Logo are our Registered Trademark.

a unique aircraft

Our mission is to provide safe solutions for artists that are environmentally friendly.
We are dedicated to providing the products and product information together with projects, techniques and expertise that help people achieve their artistic aspirations.

The unique RAF Vulcan. Image used with permission©


the endangered bullfinch

Our 'information only' website at www.zest-it.com has a vast amount of visitors each week, from juniors to seniors and novice to experienced.
They seek assistance with topics that include - the use of Zest-it products, painting techniques for oils, Tole painting, coloured pencils, parchment craft, oil pastels, colour and tone.
Purchasing from our trade site gives you the option to have a free listing in the Stockist section.

The rare Bullfinch. Image Copyright© courtesy Jacqui Blackman

broad bodied chaser


We support, Smile, Rainbow, RSPB, RSPCA, Woodland Trust, Leicestershire Society of Artists and the Ancient Tree Hunt.

The unusual Broad Bodied Chaser Dragonfly. Image Copyright© courtesy Tracey Blackman



We plant two trees every year and to celebrate the Oueen's Diamond Jubilee we planted five trees in Diamond Wood, Normanton le Heath, Leicestershire, part of the National Forest.

J & T Blackman Ltd is a company registered in England and Wales Vat Reg. 770 2348 39
Tel:- 0116 2341001
Correspondence - J & T Blackman Ltd. The Store Room. Foxholes Road. Leicester. LE3 1TH
Registered Office - Philip Barnes & Co. The Old Council Chambgers, Halford Street. Tamworth. Stafforshire. B79 7RB. 


Printmakers Cleaner
Removes varnish & grounds.


Printmakers Washdown
Removes Acrylic stop outs and grounds.


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
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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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