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Lightfast 1 - September/October 2017

 

Dear friends of finest artists‘ colours!

We are very glad to welcome you to the first English newsletter in the Schmincke history! Our newsletter Lightfast! regularly informs about fascinating topics with Schmincke artists’ colours. Painting techniques, new colours and mediums will be presented as well as links to new Schmincke videoclips, creative blogs and so on. This issue is dedicated to new products like fluorescent pigments, walnut oil and aqua linoprint in an additional container.

Our new clips invite you to a look behind the scenes of our pastel and oil colour production – an astonishing insight in our manufacturing process. And finally, we would like to present you a step by step oil painting of Venice with the German artist Werner Maier.

Enjoy your first Schmincke newsletter! We would be happy to hear your comments at goch@schmincke.de.

 

Your Lightfast-Team       

NEW: Pigments, Walnut oil and aqua LINOPRINT

Changes in the 48-pigment-assortment (100 ml):

6 colours, 5 of which out of the white range, are omitted and replaced by a new range of exciting fluorescent pigments. The especially brilliant, under UV-light shining pigments are suited for all kinds of artists’ colour production. They are semi-transparent and – as they are fluorescent and without evaluation of lightfastness - shall not be exposed to direct sunlight.

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NEW: Walnut oil, refined (50012)

Our oil binder assortment has been enlarged by a new product – the walnut oil (60 ml). This pure, light and purified oil is a binding component for own-production of non-white oil colours and for painting mediums. The oil ratio very much depends on the type and quantity of the pigment. Walnut oil is slower drying and less yellowing than linseed oil. As thinner, we recommend our turpentine substitute (50019). This oil complements ideally the other available oils like sunflower oil, safflower oil, linseed oil etc.

NEW: aqua LINOPRINT Ivory black now also available in a 1 l bottle (19735029)

The popular and often in higher quantity used linoprint colour Ivory black is now also available in a big 1 l-bottle. Please ask your retailer.

Clips – Behind the scenes of Schmincke artists‘ colour production

We are often asked how we produce our finest artists‘ colours and what is so special in our partly manufactory-like and always time-consuming production process. This is what we would like to show you in our two new clips about oil colour and pastel production. 

Video Production of oil colours 

Video Production of pastels

More clips on Schmincke - colours, techniques, production and so on -
you will find on our website or in our YouTube channe

Enjoy this colourful experience. 

Creative Tipp: Oil painting with Norma® Professional “Venice” with Werner Maier

Please note:
The described product attributes and application examples have been tested in the Schmincke laboratory. The information is based on our current state of technical findings and experience. Due to the diversity of applications in terms of painting techniques, materials and working conditions, as well as numerous possible influences, this information is based on a general application range. A legally binding guarantee of specific attributes or the suitability for a specific usage purpose cannot be derived from our information; therefore the use of the products must be adapted to the users' individual conditions and tested in trials. For this reason, we cannot provide a warranty for product attributes and/or assume liability for damages that occur in connection with the use of our products.
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