Friends Of The Month – Calder Colours

The Calder Colours Artist Materials Factory is located in the heart of the national new forest, Leicestershire. They are dedicated to creating traditionally made colour in every shade imaginable for artists across the globe.

They make everything from children’s ready-mix, through to acrylics and shellac drawing inks, right up to exclusive oils, pastels and honey watercolours. All of their materials are made in house, often by hand, using the traditional grinding method of a triple roll mill. Their forte is making bespoke products tailored to individual artists; this service elevates the work of teaching professionals and has led to a number of well established brands and colours which are loved by many artists.

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