Vibrant, beautiful, durable

My paints are made by hand, using techniques which date back to the days of the Old Masters. There is a very simple reason for this painstaking process. As an artist and painter I wanted to create colours that were true and vibrant, and paint which was beautiful and durable.

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Uncompromising quality

The greater the pigment content of a paint the greater the resistance it has to fading. Nearly all manufacturers use various fillers to extend the volume of the oil paint — it may increase profits, but compromises on quality. I refuse to do this — why make something exceptional and then dilute it?

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MH Ambassador Vicki Norman demos the Lead Tin Yellows

Genuine Chinese Vermilion

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Mercuric Sulphide Vermilion was used in ancient China and in Europe since the 8th century. Particularly tawny, even slightly fiery, this deep red can’t be reproduced by any substitute.

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