Film: 5296

Art + Architecture | 1950 | Sound | Colour


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Educational or promotional film for the products of artists paints Winsor and Newton Ltd which charts the magical process whereby various animal, mineral and vegetable product yield pigments which are refined, mixed and ground into their famous watercolours and oil paints and colours. 1950's

Includes shots of colour purity being judged by the expert's eye, tin metal paint tubes, contrast between processes for superior paint ("satisfaction for the artist is the foremost consideration") and newer mechanised systems for cheaper materials for school use etc. Powder paints. Artists seen at work using the paints and children on a field trip using powder colours. Pool of London. Ship sails through raised Tower Bridge.

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