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Month: August, 2006

The Truth about Hues:

30 August, 2006 (14:02) | Plastic Arts | 17 comments

I just received a call from a teacher and artist who shared with me that students are being sent into the art stores to buy their colors for class and told that they can’t buy any hue colors. So they are passing by our historical colors, Sap Gree…

Special Conservation Issue of Just Paint

28 August, 2006 (18:56) | Community | 7 comments

The next issue of ‘Just Paint’ (#15) is about to hit your newsstands in Mid September. The issue is almost completely devoted to the topic of conservation of acrylic coatings and paintings. We were so delighted that Dr. Alison Murray of Queen’s University, Dr. Tom Learner of The Tate, Dr. Gregory Smith of Buffalo State […]

Have gas prices changed your art making?

15 August, 2006 (16:37) | Community | 18 comments

I know we’ve all taken it on the chin over these past two years with increases in gas prices affecting everyone and almost every purchase. In some cases fuel cost increases were very direct, but also considering the lack of supply, we were also facing shortages of materials. I know this had hit many of […]

Bring back the Naphthamide Maroon!

15 August, 2006 (01:01) | Uncategorized | No comments

How many times I’ve heard that chant. It truly was an amazing pigment. This very unique benzamidazalone chemistry was an incredibly rich blood red pigment. We’ve come close to this original color with blends of other pigments but nothing…