Historic Pigments

I paint almost exclusively in egg tempera, using egg to bind dry pigment. Many of these pigments are extracted from rocks, roots and berries.


Extracting natural pigments by Toni Watts

I’m happy to demonstrate how this is done – brief details are on my tuition page, but do contact me if you’d like to know more.


Modern Pigments

The industrial revolution resulted in the discovery and manufacture of a vast range of vibrant, lightfast pigments – a great alternative to the more subtle, traditional colours above.

Modern Pigments