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Paint test, part 2

Oil Paint test: Is the additional cost of high quality oil paints justified? – Part 2

By popular demand, an answer to the following question: Are W&N Winton paints a waste of your money? It’s now 2 years ago since I started to test the colour lightfastness of a few brands of paints to see the effect of being exposed to direct sunlight on the paint. Subject to this test are…

Oil Paint Test

Oil Paint test: Is the additional cost of high quality oil paints justified? – Part 1

Warning: This is an elaborate post.  The content of this post may be less interesting to you if you are not a painter. Painters, however, may find this very interesting. I’ve been using Winsor & Newton Winton oil paints for many years now. They are available in 200ml tubes and as it always goes, bigger…

An alternative scheme to the famous colour charts of Richard Schmid

ENGLISH I’ve been very happy with my book Alla Prima, written by Richard Schmid, a painter I very VERY much admire (and I’m not the only one). His book is a treasure full of invaluable information for painters and an absolute must read. I did the colour charts he mentions in Alla Prima multiple times…