Willhelm Ostwald - Noted Color Theorist (1853-1932)
I went a step further than Ostwald concerning his theory of "Dimensional Double Pyramid Triangle." I actually put it into practice making a set of pastels consisting of 6,000 colors, tints and blends. (the set was sold to a collectory) We all agree on 16 basic colors and the 63 tints derived from them. I re-designed and improved his theory by changing the shape of the triangle. This evolved from 10 years of hard work as no one has ever done this before. When I contacted The Louvre in Paris and speaking with Genevieve Monnier, Curator of Drawings, she came...
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Being one of the original Paint Masters still alive and delivering the goods, I often think about my legacy and what I can leave behind. Having started this business with just the desire for the best paints for my own artistic endeavors, it's evolved into a thriving business with so many artists now depending on my paints to continue their good work. I decided to invent a simple process that allows the artist to quickly make their own paint without any grinding or mulling or using any machinery. Just stirring will whip it up! And no clean up involved. A CP oil with...
It's summer and we're sizzling!
When I started Robert Doak & Associates, back in 1972, I was an artist looking for quality oil and water color paints just like so many. I started to experiment and after years learned how to make them on my own. Now my associates and I actually make or design many of our products ourselves, while other companies for the most part just buy & sell ordinary junk! Because I have been doing this so long, I have made it my mission to customize material for the artist with a personal touch that doesn’t exist any longer. Some may say...
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