One enduring concept has become clear to me during my years of historical pigment research. The colors used in world cultures throughout the ages are many of the very same pigments. The earth itself over thousands of centuries has created a harmonious palette of archival and readily available colors to create some of the most beautiful [read more]
Festival of Panathenea is a one-painting project based on 5th century BCE Greek culture and pigments.
A description of a painting done by Margret E. Short painted using the theme of the Festival of Panathenaea from ancient Greek history.
A description of the grand event in ancient Greece called the Festival of Panathenaea.
A description of how to use cinnabar and vermilion in painting poppies with oil paints.
A question to the readers of this blog on how to approach the painting of a white ground vessel from ancient Greece.