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The Natural Pigments Historical Paint-Making Kit is intended for artists who want to expand their painting horizons, but have little or no experience making their own paints. The kit comes wih all the materials that you need to get started, including instructions, glass muller, grinding surface and 16 pigments in dry powder form to start making your own paint in any medium you choose—whether it be oils, watercolors, egg tempera, casein tempera, distemper or fresco.
The kit is an excellent introduction to paint making, which can open the door to a new range of possibilities in different mediums, pigments and paint recipes. It is our top of the line kit, yet it represents a significant savings over purchasing each item in the kit separately.
The kit includes Lapis lazuli (Lazurite), Nicosia Terre Verde, Verona Green Earth, Antica Green, Lemon Ocher, Italian Yellow Earth, Pozzuoli Red, Venetian Red, Italian Raw Sienna, Italian Burnt Siena, Italian Raw Umber, Italian Raw Umber Green, Italian Burnt Umber, Cyprus Raw Umber Dark, German Vine Black, Chalk—all packaged in individual 4 ounce plastic jars. These pigments represent the basic set of hues used in historical painting before the nineteenth century. The kit includes all the popular palette colors: blue, green, yellow, red, brown, black and white. The pigments come in an boxed set that makes an excellent painting starter kit, as an introduction to making your own paints, or as a great gift for the art student.
The Natural Pigments Historical Paint-Making Kit is designed for artists who wish to disperse larger amounts of pigment in water- and oil-based mediums.
The kit includes the following items:
|1 each||Historical Pigment Set
See the compete description here.
|1 each||Muller, glass medium, 6.3 cm (2.5 in.) diameter base|
|1 each||Grinding plate, 254 x 254 x 63 mm (10 x 10 x 0.25 inch) tempered glass
Note: This glass is not sandblasted or roughened and must be prepared before use by grinding with silicon carbide.
|1 each||Spatula, stainless steel metal with wood handle|
|1 each||Silicon carbide, 100 grit, net vol. 1 oz. (29 cc) jar|
|1 each||Dispenser bottle, 8 fl oz. capacity|
|20 each||Collapsible metal tubes and caps, 50 ml capacity|
|1 each||Making Your Own Oil Colors—This 12-page document contains instructions for preparing the grinding surface, making your own oil-based paint and storing paint in collapsible tubes.
Note: This item is sent by email as a PDF document.
|1 each||Making Your Own Water-Solved Paint—This 12-page document contains instructions for preparing the grinding surface, making your own water-based paint (i.e., watercolors, tempera, etc.) and storing paint in collapsible tubes.
Note: This document is sent by email as a PDF document.
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