Henry Ossawa Tanner (1859-1937) was a pioneering artist with a distinctive colour palette and painting style. Widely considered to be the first internationally acclaimed African American painter, his ...On 29 February 2024 / By Evie Hatch
In 19th-century Britain, revolutionary advances in chemistry led to an explosion of vibrant new dyes and pigments, introducing a dazzling array of colour possibilities for Victorian wardrobes and ...On 9 February 2024 / By Evie Hatch
Potter’s Pink (pigment number PR233) is a textural, gentle pink pigment that was invented at the end of the 18th century. This article takes a look at the ...On 29 January 2023 / By Evie Hatch
Venetian Red is one of many earthy-red colours named after a geographical location– other examples include English Red, Pompeii Red, Indian Red, and Pozzuoli Red. These colours are ...On 31 August 2022 / By Evie Hatch
Rembrandt’s colour palette was characterised by dark browns and black, earthy yellows, and deep reds– colours that give his paintings an instantly recognisable atmosphere of warm darkness. This ...On 15 July 2022 / By Evie Hatch
As it’s been 130 years since the first British Impressionist Exhibition we decided to revisit the Impressionist movement: what the themes were, the techniques that were used and ...On 17 April 2019 / By Tegen Hager-Suart
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