A long standing tradition dedicated to artists… Over a century ago, the chemists Josef Horadam and Hermann Schmincke launched into the search for innovative and ingenious formulas to help create an extra-fine oil paint based on resin, and offer an … Continue reading

St Cuthberts Mill

St Cuthberts Mill Located in the southwest of England, close to Wookey Hole and other sites of special scientific interest, the historic St Cuthberts paper mill has been making paper since the early 18th century using the pure waters of the … Continue reading


Liquitex, high quality acrylics… Liquitex came from a company based in Cincinnatti, USA called Permanent Pigments, which was owned by Henry Levison and was originally started in 1933 as a manufacturer of oil paints. They were the first company to … Continue reading

Winsor & Newton

Winsor & Newton, past, present and future… This world-famous colours brand began in England in 1832, from a partnership between William Winsor, a chemistry specialist, and Henry Newton, an artist.   With this alliance between art and science, the two … Continue reading

Daler Rowney

Daler Rowney, colour experts for over 200 years! For over two centuries, Daler Rowney has offered the highest quality to the most critical of painters and draughtsmen. In 1783, Richard and Thomas Rowney founded a perfumery in central London, where … Continue reading