Month: December 2020

Williamsburg Chromatic Darks

Part Eight • Opus Unique Colours Series   When oil painters visit the Williamsburg factory, they always show them these colours. The response is unanimously positive, especially from those who use darker tones or blacks in their work. Williamsburg has... Read More

Step by Step Winter Mountain Watercolor Landscape | Ian de Hoog

Moonglow Extra Fine Watercolor by DANIEL SMITH is an amazing three-pigment blend. Watch with anticipation as Anthraquinoid Red floats, Ultramarine Blue settles and Viridian grays result in soft violet colour. Selectively blot and lift as well as wash to expose... Read More

Excite and GLOW with Golden Fluorescent Colours.

In the world of pigments there is history, consistency and refinement, and when fluorescent show up they make waves, they make themselves known.   Fluorescent colours are valued for a brightness that standard pigments don’t possess. While, as their name... Read More

Sennelier and the Picasso Story as told by Pierre Guidetti

  After WWII, after Paris had been liberated, Picasso returned to the city of light. As one might imagine, after fighting fascism in both Spain and France, Picasso and his friends were very much engaged in all forms of freedom... Read More

A Gem of a Colour – Emerald Green

Emerald green is a bright blue-green named after the precious gemstone, which gets its distinctive color from trace amounts of chromium and vanadium. Also known as Schweinfurt green, Paris green and Veronese green, it has been a popular color throughout... Read More

Sharing The Warmth – Holiday Makers Market Highlights

Over the past month, our Holiday Makers Gallery has grown into a thriving, vibrant epicentre of creative entrepreneurship. Yes, we might all be missing the festive sights and sounds of large gatherings – they’re a familiar antidote to the shrinking... Read More