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    Spotlight on colour: Cerulean Blue

    16-OCT-2011

    A pure blue pigment, Cerulean Blue is opaque and bright due to its highly refractive particles. This stable, inert pigment does not react to light or chemicals, making it permanent and invaluable for artists...

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    Spotlight on Grey – the versatile neutral

    12-JUN-2019

    Payne’s, Davy's, Charcoal or Graphite Grey: there are many shades of grey, each giving a more subtle shift in tone than black.

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    Spotlight on Kyle Gallup

    17-MAY-2019

    Kyle Gallup is an American artist living and working in New York. Growing up in St. Louis, Missouri, Kyle had abundant space and time to dream and draw. Discover her story.

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    Spotlight on Jewel-like Colours

    25-APR-2019

    Winsor & Newton has a long history of colour innovation and this year is thrilled to be reintroducing five of its outstanding colours: Transparent Orange, Quinacridone Violet, Aqua Green, Smalt Dumont’s Blue and Cobalt Green Deep.

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    Spotlight on Cadmium-Free Colours

    28-MAR-2019

    2019 sees another Winsor & Newton world first, with the introduction of a new innovation in water colour: the world’s first Cadmium-Free formulas that provide true parity in colour and performance to genuine Cadmium paints.

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    Spotlight on Indigo

    11-MAR-2019

    A complex blue, Indigo can range from inky black to soft pale blue. Favoured by water colourists, Indigo appears as a strong opaque colour, completely permanent and lightfast. One of the oldest blue pigments, Indigo was originally created...

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    Colourants: dyes VS pigments

    11-MAR-2019

    A colourant is a substance that is used to impart colour to matter. Dyes and Pigments are the main forms of colourant. The main difference between them is that dyes are soluble and pigments are insoluble and are suspended in a medium or binder.

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    Spotlight on Ultramarine

    07-FEB-2019

    Ultramarine, also known as Lapis Lazuli or Pierre d’Azur, is a natural and synthetic blue pigment. A strong, bright blue, it is highly transparent and known for its deep striking colour. One of the oldest blue pigments, early evidence...