Published on February 28, 2012 04:30 PM
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Paint basically consists of two components: pigment and vehicle. Pigment particles do not dissolve in the paint vehicle, but are suspended in the liquid. Making paint simply means mixing a solid and liquid component together into a smooth paste.
Making paint is easier than you may think. With basic supplies, such as pigment, linseed oil, a spatula and a clean, flat surface, you can start making small batches of oil paint.
If you want to make enough paint that you can store, however, you will need a muller to grind the paint. Why grind pigment into paint? Although a powdered pigment may appear very