Author: Royal Talens

‘Loving Vincent’ Artist Talk: Dena Peterson

Explore the process of ‘Loving Vincent,’ the world’s first fully painted feature film. Learn from an artist who worked on Golden Globe-nominated “Loving Vincent,” an animated film in which each of the 65,000 frames is an oil painting completed by hand. At this artist talk, Dena Peterson discusses the techniques used to create the biographical […]

Featured Retailer: Preston Arts Center

  From Justin Vining, Royal Talens Art Ambassador: I recently had the opportunity to spend two days working with the Preston Arts Center in Louisville and I left that experience completely blown away by their commitment to supporting the arts in their local community. The “newest” member of their staff has been with them for […]

Color Story: Pigments vs. Dyes

Pigments vs dyes Pigments are coloured powders that do not dissolve in the liquid with which they are mixed. They have to be regularly mixed and ground in the (liquefied) binder. Properties of the paint such as colour, tinting strength, opacity/transparency and lightfastness are determined, among other things, by the type of pigment used. If a colour-giving […]

2018 Merchandising Brochure

Dear Valued Retail Partner, Merchandising is one of the most important things we can do as a company to communicate and educate others about our brands and products. Many times, this can be the first moment that an artist or novice comes into contact with our products. The way we present ourselves at the shelves […]

Featured Promotion: Holiday Gift Guide 2018

In this year’s Holiday Gift Guide find meaningful gifts for all ages! See your local Art Material store for these great deals on Royal Talens products! Promotion begins September 1st and runs through November 30th, 2018. Click here to download Royal Talens 2018 Holiday Gift Guide.

Ambassador Post: Fun and Easy Projects with Jeff Olson

Join our Art Education Director, Jeff Olson, as he walks you through two easy, fun and engaging projects with Ecoline Liquid Watercolors and Amsterdam Acrylic Inks!

Guest Article: Creating a Custom Van Gogh Watercolor Palette

Creating a Custom Van Gogh Watercolor Palette Review by Bekki Page The original article was written for Doodlewash and World Watercolor Month and can be found here. Imagine getting a box from Royal Talens in the mail that included a half pan of every single paint in their Van Gogh watercolor line and a pocket […]

Featured Retailer: Dots ‘N Doodles

From Dennis Metcalf, Key Accounts Manager at Royal Talens North America: Dots N’ Doodles is a specialty art store, located in the quaint town of Astoria on the beautiful Oregon Coastline. Proprietors Scott and Tim work hard to know and understand the needs of their customer base, which extends beyond Astoria to include many of […]

Featured Retailer: Cheap Joe’s Art Stuff

We have a long, sweet history with our friends at Cheap Joe’s.  It was by chance that Steve Hanson, a Canson/Talens sales rep (which was the US company at the time), made the call to Joe at his pharmacy and introduced him to the world of selling Art Materials. Among the first brands that became […]

Featured Product: New Ecoline Jar and Colors

Artist Antonio Valiente demonstrates the different application techniques with the new Ecoline Pipette Jars   NEW! ECOLINE JAR AND COLORS The demand for Talens Ecoline has risen considerably in the last few years and this has inspired a lot of innovation within the product line (Ecoline liquid watercolor has been a part of the creative […]