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Artists Looking to Buy 'Green' Paints Have Trouble Finding Safe Products

Daniel Grant | Posted 03.22.2017 | Arts
Daniel Grant

Artists, too, strive to be good stewards of the environment through the purchases they make, but it is not easy as switching to a hybrid car or using recycled materials.

Artists Rediscover the Value of Making Their Own Paints

Daniel Grant | Posted 09.29.2014 | Arts
Daniel Grant

There are many reasons for and against making one's own paints. On the pro side, the cost of purchasing the components in artists' paints add up to considerably less money than the price of buying commercially available tubes, plus the fact that those who make their own usually buy in bulk, which increases the savings.

Some Artists Make Their Own Paints

Daniel Grant | Posted 08.13.2011 | Arts
Daniel Grant

When he was just starting out as a painter in the early 1970s, Carl Plansky's main criterion for buying paints was "whatever was on sale. I was very p...