Twenty-five Years of Collaboration

In our first issue of Just Paint in 1987, I shared the following story: A new employee was hired on a construction crew to paint the yellow line in the center of the road. On the first day, with great zeal, he painted 10 miles of line. On the second

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Mark Golden Receives Two Prestigious Awards

Mark Golden, CEO of Golden Artist Colors, Inc., was recently recognized by the Manufacturers Association of Central New York (MACNY) with a 2005 Wall of Fame Award. MACNY represents the interests of hundreds of employers, mostly manufacturers, in Central New York. Mark accepted the award at the 92nd Annual Dinner

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Defining “Luminous Effects”

By Sarah Sands This article examines the technical aspects of creating “luminous effects” in acrylic painting. By “luminous effects” we primarily refer to the use of transparent layers, called glazes, to create a sense of luminous, glowing color and depth. We will not touch upon Fluorescent or Phosphorescent pigments, which

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Quinacridone / Nickel Azo Gold

First the bad news: We have been forced to discontinue our most venerable color, a color we introduced to the marketplace, and one that soon became our signature color – Quinacridone Gold. The pigment manufacturer will no longer support the required pigment, and despite an exhaustive search, there is simply

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GAC Specialty Polymers

By Dana Rice You’re seated at a white clothed table in an uptown restaurant; the chef has just placed an incredible creation down in front of you. You take a bite and a complex mixture of flavors and spice awaken your palette. You can’t quite put your finger on it,

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National Gallery of Art Fellowship News

In 2003, Dr. Gregory Smith began his tenure as the first Samuel Golden Research Fellow at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. The project collaborators – Golden Artist Colors, Inc., the National Gallery of Art, Tate in London, and the Getty Conservation Institute in Los Angeles – were

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Aspects of Longevity of Oil and Acrylic Artist Paints

    Professor Frank N. Jones Coatings Research Institute Eastern Michigan University This article will compare acrylic and oil artist paints from the point of view of a scientist who specializes in coatings. It is not meant to be the “end-all” source on the topic. However, it is meant to

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Frank Jones

Frank N. Jones is a Professor at Eastern Michigan University in the Coatings Research Institute and Principal of Coatings Consulting Services, LLC. After twenty years of industrial research and management in the fields of polymers and paints, he entered academia in 1983 as Chair of the Department of Polymers and

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The Sam & Adele Golden Foundation for the Arts

In its ongoing effort to become a resource and significant contributor to the professional visual artist, The Sam and Adele Golden FoundationSM for the Arts, Inc., is in the process of creating a “Gallery” on the foundation Web site. The Web site will feature remaining paintings from the foundation’s first

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