Jackman's Art Materials Blog — Pigment

The story behind our Artist Pigment Inks

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The story behind our Artist Pigment Inks

Available to buy now! The story behind the ink Challenged by Professional Artist Michele Webber to create a new product that challenges the adverse effects of a current product on the market (more on this in the future, the product is currently in the final stages of packaging design) we began lots of different testing and as we were mid flow into testing an Idea popped into our minds whether we could create an ink based that was pigmented and lightfast, after looking into the market we saw a gap, no one was mentioning the pigments used in their inks,...

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Pigments and Dyes

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Colourants can be classified into two categories: Pigments & Dyes Pigments Pigments are solid, decorative materials in the form of small discrete particles that are insoluble in the medium in which they are applied to, they can be inorganic or organic and are coloured, black or white materials which are practically insoluble and are suspended within a medium. Since they are suspended in the binder the physical condition of the particles is hugely important, this is why manufactures rigidly control production conditions to ensure uniformity within each production batch as the smallest change can drastically affect the shade and strength...

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Ultramarine Pigments in depth

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Ultramarine Pigments in depth
Ultramarine is a deep blue color pigment which was originally made by grinding lapis lazuli into a powder.

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