Chromatopia, an illustrated history of colour
From David Coles, founder of Langridge Artist Colours, comes a book spanning thousands of years on the magical history of colour. Travel through the story of pigments and their incredible journeys from across the globe.
Tales of dragons & beetles, alchemy & poisons, slaves & pirates, from the ancient world to the present come alive in this book on colour’s creation.
A perfect addition to your customers' enduring love of colours and their curiosity on the history of the pigments in their paints.
Full colour, hardback, 240pp with 55 individual pigment histories, pigment recipes, extended stories, curated monochromatic artworks to show colours in action and much, much more.
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Jo Sonja’s Decorative Painting System developed as a result of collaboration between innovative paint company, Chroma, and renowned American Folk Artist, Jo Sonja Jansen. The commitment of both, was the development of a brand that used today’s exciting technologies to harness the techniques of the past so that a lasting heritage would be produced for the future.
90 single-pigment colours in 12ml tubes. Transparent, clear and bright. The perfection and purity of the colour allow a limitless amount of glazing. The highest degree of pigment purity and quality. Carefully selected for layering, to create sharp and impeccable tonal overlapping.
- 7 cadmium pigments
- 5 transparents in cadmium shades
- 11 cobalt pigments
- 8 quinacridone, 5 phthalocyanine,
8 natural earth and ochre pigments from Italian quarries, 5 iron oxides. Rare pigments that can produce the unthinkable: Payne’s Grey, Indigo, Neutral Tint and Naples Yellow.
Perfectly concentrated pigments, to ensure that the transparency and brightness of every colour appears true.
Pigments dispersed within a perfectly balanced blend of natural Kordofan gum arabic and glycerine that complement one another and guarantee a solid hold when both dry and wet and that the right amount of colour will penetrate the surface.
Extraordinarily transparent. Every single colour can provide extreme washes and intense, deep shades, which work in unison to define even the smallest of details with powerful chromatic strength.
- 46 transparent colours (51%)
- 25 semi-transparent colours (28%)
- 19 opaque colours (21%).
MaimeriBlu is carefully processed using artisanal methods throughout every stage of manufacture, and undergoes individual checks. Pigments are processed in refining machines, whose settings are fine-tuned to achieve the right balance between the fine grain size and the purity of the colour. Uniform grain size: 5 microns.
THE WORLD’S NEWEST SHADE OF BLUE. THE FIRST NEW BLUE PIGMENT IN OVER TWO CENTURIES. NEW INORGANIC PIGMENT WITH AN INTENSE BLUE COLOUR WITH HIGH SOLAR RADIATION REFLECTIVE PROPERTIES.
First release in a commercially available acrylic form. Exclusive to Matisse Range of Professional Artists Acrylics. This brilliantly luminous, durable pigment currently known as YinMin Blue, has now been licensed for commercial use.
Extremely permanent Characteristics. Its unique crystal structure keeps the colour from fading, even when exposed to oil or water.
Excellent range of artist quality pigments for making your own paints and pastels.These pigments blend beautifully with Langridge Encaustic Wax to make intense colour.New Colours!!
Six eye-popping fluorescent colours, these delicious new pigments can be added to any clear paint or medium base. All are series 2.
Fluoro Yellow - Intense grapefruit yellow
Fluoro Orange - Mouthwatering tangerine
Fluoro Pink - Juicy watermelon pink
Fluoro Violet - Cool passionfruit purple
Fluoro Blue - Sugary ice blue
Fluoro Green - Hot spearmint green
They are permanent on porous surfaces, removeable on glass and do not bleed through paper.
The medium bold tip of PC-7M enables drawing consistent thick line. It is ideal for adding effects on decoration drawn on either small or large surfaces. Easy to use for both professional and amateur users.