Bladders of Paint

I came across a blog post this morning from Matthew D. Innis that included this photo of the evolution of paint tubes. I consider myself lucky that I don’t have to deal with the problems of the original bladder tubes that were known to burst quite frequently. This is a fascinating display of technology in a rather traditional profession. I suppose, though, that relatively soon the practice of using tubes of paint at all will be outdated due to digital mediums. Here’s to the pioneers of the bladder revolution!


2017-07-10T20:20:41+00:00 August 24th, 2011|Blog|0 Comments

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Ricky Colson is a visual artist known for his paintings of miniature people, animal silhouettes, and Welcome to Autumn series. A native Texan, he's also lived in Pennsylvania and Virginia, where he rediscovered his love for architecture, history, and nature.

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