In Dialog With Anne-Sylvie Godeau of Lutea

Lutea make hand crafted, skilled grade artist pigments and pure watercolours derived from pure components. On this movie, Anne-Sylvie Godeau discusses the centuries-old practices that she makes use of to extract her colors, and the way portray with historic pigments holds its personal specific enchantment.



Table of Contents


0:00 Introduction

02:23 The place does the title Lutea come from?

03:01 Are you able to describe your course of?

04:20 How do you create completely different shades of color, and what’s extraction?

05:56 How do you create a color?

08:00 What’s the historical past of lake pigments?

09:31 What’s indigo?

15:00 What sort of components do you keep in mind when making lake pigments?

17:47 What’s the most tough a part of your course of?

18:26 Why is it essential to contemplate the place your uncooked supplies come from?

20:31 Does the local weather have an effect on the standard of the pigments you’ll be able to extract from crops?

21:59 Are watercolours made with lake pigments lightfast?

23:57 what are probably the most tough colors to make?

25:16 You’re very clear about your course of. Is it essential to share your craft?

27:06 The place did your ardour for pigments start?

28:09 Has learning up to date artwork been helpful to your present path?

30:10 How do you make sure the pigment-making course of is environmentally sustainable?

32:10 When did you begin to make your vary of watercolour paints?

34:01 Can you employ your watercolours alongside these made with artificial pigments?

37:11 What does the longer term maintain for Lutea?

42:03 Credit


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Lisa Takahashi

Lisa Takahashi has been a contributor to the weblog since 2013 and a Jackson’s group member since 2006. Her love of artwork supplies spans oils, watercolours, acrylics and aid print strategies. Alongside her writing she often displays her art work, and teaches linocut and portray in Bristol and Somerset.