Color is meant not just to be seen, but experienced.
Color has characteristics beyond their mere appearance. An individual color possesses its own luscious texture, mixing quality, emotional resonance and historical significance in painting. When you squeeze oil color from one of our tubes, you experience color at its maximum.
Get insights on our oil colors, pigment history, color mixing, artists’ color stories and more. We welcome you to Experience Color.
Approach to Colormaking
Our mission is to lead oil painting and printmaking into the future. To us this means crafting materials as they ought to be, not just as they have been.
Authentic color. Naturally.
The nature of oil painting.
When it comes to choosing a black for your palette, it’s not always black and white. Here’s the rundown on our six to help you find your perfect match.
White that replicates the temperature of your light will create a consistent quality of light and color harmony throughout your painting.
Traditional black pigments can easily make color mixtures “dirty.” Chromatic Black is different; it contains no black pigment.
The biggest difference between mineral and modern colors is how these two groups of pigments behave differently in color mixing.
Being the best-known white does not make Titanium White the right choice for every artist. Select the right white for your work.
Formulated to work together, these colors give painters a range of “colored greys” for nuanced color mixing.
The world’s oldest group of colored material have been used by artists for over 40,000 years.
Navigating Color Space
How to turn color theory into color mixing.
Hue, value, chroma, hue temp, and color family for all Gamblin’s Artist Grade colors.