In Dialog With David Coles of Langridge Artist Colors

Langridge are identified for making the best performing oil colors and mediums free from the conventions and limitations of historic paintmaking. On this instalment of our In Dialog sequence, David Coles, founding father of Langridge Artist Colors talks about his beginnings as a paintmaker, and the story behind his favorite pigment.




0:00 Introduction

0:23 What was your background earlier than starting to make oil paints?

2:13 How did your journey as a paintmaker start?

4:49 The place did the identify Langridge originate from?

5:30 How many individuals are within the staff and how much roles have they got?

7:43 How has the corporate modified because you started it?

9:01 What was it you need to supply artists which makes your oils completely different from different colors obtainable?

12:04 Are your oils vegan?

13:38 Would you ever contemplate making colors in different mediums?

15:53 Why did you determine to write down Chromatopia?

19:27 Did the method of writing Chromatopia enrich your personal ardour for paintmaking?

22:18 Inform us your favorite story behind a sure pigment.

35:32 In the event you might deliver again one out of date pigment, what wouldn’t it be?

27:50 What are the paintmaking challenges that sure pigments current?

32:30 Why do some pigments change into unavailable?

35:32 In the event you might give considered one of your colors to at least one historic artist (to see how they use it), who wouldn’t it be and what color wouldn’t it be?

37:02 Do some pigments have a better ecological impression than others?

39:18 What’s your view on Cadmium pigments?

41:35 What’s subsequent for Langridge?

43:09 Credit.



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