White is often thought to be as much as 20% of a typical painting. ...
We are sad to announce that after October 31, 2020 we will no longer be ...
Golden Artist Colors Launches Podcast – Paint Stories – Hosted by Company Co-Founder and CEO, Mark Golden
Golden Artist Colors has launched a new podcast. Paint Stories, a podcast about what has ...
Brushes carry our paint from the palette to the canvas. They give us control over ...
INTRODUCTION Typical waterborne acrylic paints and mediums dry relatively quickly due to the evaporation of ...
Mark Golden: I’m here with Scott Fischer, one of our Material and Application Specialists on staff, ...
The EuACA’s Technical Committee has put together a document with best practice advice for oil ...
White is often thought to be as much as 20% of a typical painting. Used for grounds, for opacifying, for lightening or brightening deep colors, its importance cannot be overlooked. Not only is it a critical component coloristically, but understanding the whites in your oil painting will also aid the structural integrity of your […]
We are sad to announce that after October 31, 2020 we will no longer be able to offer QoR Permanent Scarlet watercolor, as the PR 168 pigment used to make this paint has been discontinued and is no longer available. The artist paint industry is often subject to the whims of the general chemical industry […]
Golden Artist Colors has launched a new podcast. Paint Stories, a podcast about what has made the journey of the company so special, focuses on the stories of hundreds of amazing artists who have invited Mark and his family into their lives, to share their love of materials and the art world alike. The first […]
Brushes carry our paint from the palette to the canvas. They give us control over our marks and assist us in handling paint and mediums. Therefore, brushes are an important tool for any painter and worth looking into deeper. At GOLDEN, we produce paint in three different mediums: oils, acrylics, and watercolors. Not every brush […]
INTRODUCTION Typical waterborne acrylic paints and mediums dry relatively quickly due to the evaporation of water and some other volatile components. Traditional uncovered palette systems only work well with acrylics if you are working very quickly because of this fast dry time. Our very slow-drying OPEN Acrylics are an exception, but for the purpose of […]
Mark Golden: I’m here with Scott Fischer, one of our Material and Application Specialists on staff, to discuss his career as an artist and his journey in the visual arts. What began your passion with art? Scott Fischer: Growing up my focus was on sports. I was a swimmer. I had an injury in high school, which […]
The EuACA’s Technical Committee has put together a document with best practice advice for oil painters working in thick layers. We are pleased to share this document so more artists can access this information. We have added links to relevant Just Paint articles and application sheets at the bottom of this page. The European Artists’ […]
If you are working with mixed media, the best display solution is usually behind UV-protective glass. This provides ultimate protection against UV-light, dirt and dust. If you decide against mounting behind glass, then varnishing or top coating can be the next best option, however, that can become tricky when mixed media pieces contain sensitive materials. […]
In 2009, a chemist at Oregon State University named Mas Subramanian and his team discovered a new blue pigment named YInMn Blue after the elements of which it was created; a mixture of yttrium, indium and manganese oxides. This pigment was approved for commercial use in 2017 and now finally approved for artist paints […]
Is there a best orientation for stretching fabric and does this really make much of a difference for primed and painted canvas? Well, the general consensus is that the weft should be in the shortest dimension since it is the most reactive. But what is the weft, how can one recognize weave directions and what […]