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Introducing the fine art collective

A global network of artists and technical experts dedicated to sharing knowledge and skills.

About us

A collective of professional artists, art educators, chemists, historians and curators based in 12 countries.

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What we do?

We work within the art community to share material practice and expertise on artists’ colours, tools and techniques. Supported by fine art tool makers Winsor & Newton, Liquitex, Conté à Paris and Lefranc Bourgeois, we offer:

  • Artist-led educational lectures with art schools
  • Residencies for emerging artists
  • Technical visits to colour laboratories and manufacturing sites
  • Visits to brand archives
  • Communication on the latest art news, techniques and information
  • Access to special events with Elephant West

Articles

Granulation in Watercolour Painting – by Steve Johnson

Granulation in Watercolour Painting – by Steve Johnson

Watercolour paint is made from finely ground pigment bound together with gum arabic. Historically, pigment... more

Painting and Photography – by Liane Lang

Painting and Photography – by Liane Lang

Ever since the invention of Photography, there has been a desire to draw parallels and... more

Art as a human right – by Tim A Shaw

Art as a human right – by Tim A Shaw

Art as a human right "Everyone has the right freely to participate in the cultural... more

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