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.
Silver, Pale Gold, Rich Gold, and Copper: There’s no doubt these beauties are a bright and shimmery family. But where did they come from and how are they useful?
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.
It’s the most used color after white. Here’s why Robert Gamblin loves it so much and why many of us can’t paint without it.
White that replicates the temperature of your light will create a consistent quality of light and color harmony throughout your painting.
These palettes can be used “as is”, or to provide a starting point for the development of custom palettes tailored to specific needs.
The biggest difference between mineral and modern colors is how these two groups of pigments behave differently in color mixing.
Portland Greys in color mixing yield predictable, yet very satisfying color mixtures for all genres of painting.
Formulated to work together, these colors give painters a range of “colored greys” for nuanced color mixing.
Fast Drying Oil Paint: FastMatte Alkyd Oil Colors
No one likes watching paint dry while trying to hold onto an idea. Take your painting further, faster.
Navigating Color Space
How to turn color theory into color mixing.