In our ongoing pigment series, we have been taking a look at the stories behind artist pigments, their histories, and their characteristics. In this article, we explore Cobalt ...May 11th 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. ...Mar 2nd 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 ...Feb 9th 2021 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 ...Nov 27th 2020 by Evie Hatch
Before the introduction of commercially-made paints, artists or their apprentices would make handmade watercolours from scratch using pigment and a binder. The first mass-produced watercolours were introduced in ...Sep 25th 2020 by Evie Hatch
Before we added Daniel Smith to the range of watercolours available at Jackson’s Art Supplies, they were requested by many of our professional customers. Why? The Story Behind ...Dec 12th 2018 by Tegen Hager-Suart
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