In Dialog With David Coles of Langridge Artist Colors

Langridge are recognized for making the very best performing oil colors and mediums free from the conventions and limitations of historic paintmaking. On this instalment of our In Dialog collection, 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 workforce and what sort of 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 totally 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35:32 For those who might convey again one out of date pigment, what would it not be?

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

32:30 Why do some pigments develop into unavailable?

35:32 For those who might give one in all your colors to at least one historic artist (to see how they use it), who would it not be and what color would it not be?

37:02 Do some pigments have the next ecological affect 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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