Saturday, February 8, 2014


What we don't think about when we look at older paintings by the masters is that they (or a tireless apprentice) mixed the paint using ground pigment and oil and egg (for tempera). Here, a beautiful French travel case of pigments in original tubes. Note the graceful penmanship on the lovely!

Friday, February 7, 2014

очаровательный *

(*'Charming' in Russian)

Vintage children's paint set from the former Soviet Union.

Thursday, February 6, 2014


Bear witness to a love affair with typography at Playtype