The charcoal pigments in Schmincke’s new Liquid Charcoal range are made by charring peach stones, cherry pits, and grape seeds. These pigments are combined with gum arabic, and ...On 9 March 2021 / By Evie Hatch
Earth has been used as a pigment since prehistoric times. Earth pigments include an enormous range of colours, from warm and strong reds, to cool and gentle greens. ...On 2 March 2021 / By Evie Hatch
YinMn Blue was discovered by chance in 2009 by Professor Mas Subramanian and Andrew E. Smith, who was then a graduate student at Oregon State University. Its unusual ...On 16 February 2021 / By Evie Hatch
Phthalo pigments are a family of blue and green synthetic organic pigments based on variants of copper phthalocyanine, a deep blue compound produced by the reaction of phthalic ...On 9 February 2021 / By Evie Hatch
Schmincke’s Super Granulation watercolours contain a combination of naturally granulating pigments which separate and settle into the paper surface for textural effects. After the popularity of the Galaxy, ...On 15 December 2020 / By Evie Hatch
Of all the artist colours, black may well have the longest history. Charcoal, soot, and charred animal bones were used in the earliest prehistoric cave paintings. Today, there ...On 27 November 2020 / By Evie Hatch
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