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Four alternatives to the traditional canvas

Four alternatives to the traditional canvas

For artists, anything and everything can be a canvas. From sheets of cardboard to the human body, there’s no end to the materials that people have transformed using nothing more than a paintbrush and a blend of paint. There are many factors that all paints should...

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Colour trends to look out for in 2019

Colour trends to look out for in 2019

Colour is all around us. From the moment we wake up to the minute the day ends, we’re exposed to a variety of different colours and the psychological properties associated with each shade. With this in mind, it’s no surprise that we pay so much attention to colour...

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A Printing Revolution: The History of Lithograph

A Printing Revolution: The History of Lithograph

The art of printing can take on many forms. Whether as etching or engraving, the art, in some form or another has been around since at least 3500 BC. In this rich history of printing, the art of lithography stands out as an interesting case study. The process, which...

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The Most Colourful Animals in the World

The Most Colourful Animals in the World

The colours that can be found in nature are simply spectacular, with some plants and animals so brightly coloured that they almost look photoshopped. Colour can be in the animals feathers, fur, scales or skin itself, and has many functions, from sending out warnings...

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A Brief History of Painting

A Brief History of Painting

Painting is one of the world’s oldest art forms, and studying the pictures of our ancestors has helped art historians discover a wealth of knowledge about our past. The history of painting could fill a lengthy book many times over, but for a quick run through of the...

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The Psychology of Colour

The Psychology of Colour

Whether natural or artificial, colour is everywhere. Most people have a ‘favourite’ colour but may not have considered the wider impact colours have on our mood and day to day life choices; whether that’s the food we eat, what we wear or how productive we are at work....

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What are high performance pigments?

What are high performance pigments?

High performance pigments do more than their name suggests. While they are quality pigments, their purpose is more to do with the high performance properties within them than the finish itself. That being said, of course, a key consideration is how the pigment...

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