Painting with Gamblin Radiant Colors

Vibrant. Subtle. Harmonious. Gamblin Radiants work together as a system of accent colors, enabling artists to easily and predictably punch-up the color and intensity in their paintings. When used in mixtures, the Radiants allow painters to warm-up or cool-down colors without darkening them. Radiants can also neutralize colors into more nuanced mixtures. Gamblin Radiant Colors are […]

Experience Green with Gamblin Artist’s Oil Colors

An Abundance of GreenAt risk of stating the obvious, there is a lot of green in the world. This is true not only in nature, but in science. Residing in the middle of the spectrum of visible light, the human eye most readily sees green more than any other color. With great abundance, comes great […]

Dry Pigments by Gamblin

Over the last few years, we’re finding that the DIY movement continually inspires artists to get creative with raw materials and we get a lot of questions about how to use Dry Pigments by Gamblin. Dry Pigments are the same pigments used in Gamblin’s Artist’s Oil Colors, which is 100% pure, finely-ground, available in a […]

Announcement: Gamblin Discontinued Products

Gamblin is discontinuing the following products and we couldn’t be more proud of them for leading the way: Rabbit Skin Glue Traditional Gesso Why no more Rabbit Skin Glue and Traditional Gesso?We recognize that many painters value the working properties of rabbit skin glue and traditional gesso. We have our own values, however, and these […]

Cold Wax Painting with Gamblin Cold Wax Medium

It’s a rare occurrence for one specific painting medium to have a whole genre of painting associated with it, but Cold Wax Medium is one such medium. Cold Wax Painting is not defined by subject matter nor the degree of realism or abstraction, Cold Wax Painting is unified by artists’ shared interest in experimentation, texture […]

Gamblin’s Alternatives to Titanium White

Gamblin Artist’s Oil Colors makes more of their artist’s grade Titanium White than any other color… by far. For most painters, it’s the first white we use. And for some, the only white ever used. There are some good reasons for this. Gamblin Titanium White has a strong tinting strength and an unparalleled, beautiful texture. It’s terrific […]

2019 Torrit Grey. A color that can’t be bought. Now available.

Spring cleaning means something different at Gamblin Artists Colors. Every Spring, Gamblin changes the filters in their Donaldson Torit air filtration system, capturing any pigment that could become airborne when mixing their colors, and make paint using the pigments harvested. When you mix together all the colors in the rainbow (or all the colors on […]

School Me Saturday: Experience RED

It’s time again for School Me Saturday, our informal art school of sorts, and today we’re learning all about Gamblin Artists’ Oil Color‘s range of red oil colors: Along with black and white, red made up the palette of pre-historic times. The combination of iron and oxygen is not only responsible for the red that […]

The Nature of Oil Painting by Gamblin

“There is nothing more natural and enduring than oil painting. Oil painting has been the preeminent medium of personal expression for the whole 600 years since it was invented.” Gamblin Artists Oil Colors, 1980 Oil Colors, and Mediums are on sale for 40% off during our Back To Whatever Super Sale: Winter Edition! Come get […]

“Colors get the attention, but values do the work”

It’s been raining a lot in Los Angeles, and our grey skies have inspired us, much like the grey skies of Portland inspired Robert Gamblin to formulate three Portland Greys – Light, Medium, and Deep. These three neutral greys were developed to help painters quickly adjust the value and chroma of colors. And until February […]