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Discover how to make your own traditional oil paint

Rublev Colours Lapis lazuli PigmentRublev Colours Lapis lazuli Pigment
Rublev Colours Lapis lazuli Pigment

This section showcases an unparalleled collection of natural, historical, and modern synthetic pigments carefully curated to meet the needs of oil painting professionals. This diverse assortment not only spans centuries of artistic tradition but also incorporates the latest developments in pigment technology, offering artists an extraordinary palette to bring their visions to life.

This collection of pigments is specifically tailored for making oil paint, providing artists with the highest quality materials for unmatched color richness, stability, and texture. Whether seeking to replicate the hues used by the Old Masters or to explore bold, contemporary expressions, our pigments offer the perfect foundation for oil paints that stand the test of time, ensuring vibrant, durable artworks that capture the essence of the artist's intent.

Rublev Colours dry powder and aqueous dispersion pigments are made by Natural Pigments. Please read our description of Rublev Colours Pigments for more information. For information about the permanence and composition of Rublev Colours Pigments, visit Pigments Composition and Permanence.

Visit our Swatch and Pigment guide for details on Rublev Colours Pigments images and where to find pigment information.

In the interest of providing historical pigments to contemporary artists, we have also included pigments in this collection with limited lightfastness. Please consult the pigment details for more information about the lightfastness rating of individual pigments. 

Frequently Asked Questions

How do you add pigment to oil paint?

To add pigment to oil paint, start by placing the desired amount of pigment on a glass or marble slab. Mix with a small amount of linseed oil using a palette knife until a paste forms. Gradually add more oil until the desired consistency is achieved. Always wear protective gear to avoid inhaling pigment dust.

What is the ratio of oil to pigment in oil paint?

The ratio of oil to pigment in oil paint varies depending on the desired paint consistency and the pigment's nature, such as pigment density and particle size. A general starting point is a 1:1 ratio by volume, which can be adjusted based on the pigment's absorption properties and the required paint thickness.

How do you add color to oil paint?

Color is added to oil paint by mixing pigments into the oil medium. You can create custom colors by blending different pigments together before incorporating them into the oil. It's important to mix thoroughly to ensure even color distribution.

What do you mix with oil paint to paint?

To paint with oil paint, you can mix it with linseed oil or other drying oil to modify the paint's viscosity or turpentine or mineral spirits to thin the paint and speed up drying time. You may also add mediums to improve flow, gloss, or drying times. when using solvents or mediums containing solvent, always mix ad use in a well-ventilated area and wear personal protective equipment (PPE) to avoid inhaling fumes and vapors from solvents.

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