Natural Earth Colors

By Ulysses Jackson and Jim Hayes Iron oxide pigments come from a variety of sources, both naturally occurring and man-made. The beauty of synthetic manufacturing is the ability to make very bright, strong tint, opaque and consistent earth tone colors. What may be lost with these man-made pigments is the

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Custom Lab Launches New Experimental Products

By Scott Bennett Color Travel Interference COLORS No, this is not a misprint. The product category is actually called Color Travel Interference Colors. This means that as the viewing angle changes, the colors shift dramatically. Similar to the Interference Oxides, they use oxide-coated micas. The unifying color effect among the

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AMIEN: The Art Materials Information and Education Network

Artists now have access to a centralized repository of information to assist them in making intelligent choices about the materials they use. This newly created resource is The Art Materials Information and Education Network (AMIEN). Its mission is to provide comprehensive, up-to-date, accurate and impartial information about artists’ materials to

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Workable Medium Techniques

Below are only some of the possibilities available to you when working with the new Workable Medium products. Multiple Layering – This technique is best accomplished with the Short Open mediums, as the Long Open ones take too long to dry. Prepare a low porosity ground on your substrate, using

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GOLDEN Answers Artists’ Requests for Traditional Palette

  Six New Historical Fluid Acrylic Colors Introduced As a direct result of requests from the art community, we have added six new colors to our existing Fluid Acrylic product line to include a selection of historical colors previously offered only in the Heavy Body formula. Recognizing the need for

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Modern Paints Uncovered Symposium at Tate Modern in London

Most of the issues relevant to the conservation of these modern materials is still unclear and needs further investigation. The MPU symposium was intended to take stock of where the research is and where it’s proceeding, to provide conservators with new resources and to eventually provide artists who are concerned

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Modern Paints Uncovered Symposium at Tate Modern in London

(Conversations – Full Transcript) Mark Golden (MG):  “We are delighted to be able to bring together a collaboration that truly bridges our fine arts community.   We hope to provide a summary of where we are today in the discussion of how to care for and treat acrylic painting, especially as

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Golden Foundation Honors Five Artists Working in Paint

  The Sam and Adele Golden Foundation for the Arts, Inc. was founded by family members in 1997 for the charitable purpose of fostering innovative artistic expression and the creative process. It is one of the few foundations in the country to focus exclusively on individual professional artists working in

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