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 I suppose, though, that relatively soon the practice of using tubes of paint at all will be outdated due to digital mediums.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!