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Spotlight on: Scarlet Lake

Scarlett Lake is a vibrant red lake pigment; lake pigments are organic pigments derived from plants or the Mexican cochineal, a small scaled insect.  The cochineal produces a colour that…

Spotlight on: Phthalo Green

Explore the versatility of phthalo green, a pigment that produces everything from transparent, subtle colours to opaque and brilliant ones.
Robert Rost: Crowd, oil on canvas

Artist profile: Robert Rost

Robert Rost advises aspiring artists to learn as much as they can about materials and techniques. Find out more about his paints and practice.

The voyage of Iron Oxide

Iron oxide pigment is one of the oldest colours used by mankind. Discover more about the creation of the earth colours artists rely on.

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