The History of the Paint Tube
Paints were first used in tubes, in 1841. An American portrait painter and inventor, named John G. Rand, invented a method of packaging oil paints in a flexible zinc tube.    John Goffe Rand was born in 1801 in Bedford,...
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History of the Tate
History of the Tate Originally when Tate first opened to the public in 1897, it had just one site, displaying a small collection of British artworks. Now, there are four major sites; Tate Britain, Tate Modern, Tate Liverpool and Tate...
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A Guide to Watercolour
What is Watercolour? Watercolour paint is made of pigments suspended in a water-based solution. Watercolour is usually used on paper, and as it is semi-transparent, the white paper gives it a natural luminosity. It can be applied in various different...
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