Since my Grandfather’s time, my family have gladdened the hearts of artists with vibrant colour. For very many years we’ve been privileged to supply Blick Art Materials in the USA with our Printmaking inks and are delighted that our Cranfield Artists’ Oils have now been added to their portfolio.

‘Colour like no other’ from Alaska to Zachary!


Michael Craine | Managing Director

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However you like to express your creativity we have the broadest range, the paints, the inks and the ancillaries to inspire you.

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Artists’ Spotlight

Some of today’s most exciting artists and printmakers choose our colours. Meet them here and find out more.

Colourful stories

A colourful world of inspiration, insights and information

Monday 7th December 2020

Please slow down!

Jemma Gunning tells us its OK to go slow …

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Friday 16th October 2020

A good old catch up…

Sarah Hassett (National Sales & Marketing Manager of Heidelberg …

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Monday 17th August 2020

2020 will see you working from home.. yeah right!

Sales Director Rachel Rowe reflects on the ‘temporary normal’ …

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Wednesday 22nd July 2020

A gifted forger from the 1920’s still fascinates today

As a paint maker I find Han van Meegeren …

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Wednesday 13th May 2020

Wow! Did that just happen?

Print Day in May 2020

Robynn …

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Tuesday 7th April 2020
Thursday 12th December 2019

Loving Litho!

Jon Greene’s passion for all things printmaking is obvious and …

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Friday 20th September 2019

From here to intern-ity

Not all internships work, but some do….very well
With a …

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Whether you’re a fine-art printmaker, an artist, a retailer or just want to know more about our colours, we’d love to hear from you. Our open and friendly team are on hand to tackle any paint and ink challenges you may encounter.

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