The Pigment Maker's Studio
In the following images you will be able to see some colour experimentations, collected pigments sourced from London geology and hand-made inks. Take a moment to wander around the pigment maker's studio.
Lucy giving a talk about her work for the promotional materials surrounding her colour collaboration with Neptune Interiors.
Copper pigment experiments with verdigris and copper carbonate, also known as synthetic malachite.
Hand-made watercolours made from London earth, greensand from the Isle of Wight and red brick dust.
A few paintings can be seen amongst ink tests on the back wall of the studio.
Inspecting Lucy's colour charts for her commission from Neptune Interiors: to create a deep green from historical recipes. Constable green was created in 2022 from a unique mixture of verdigris, weld and carbon black made from charred London Plane tree seed pods.
All images curtesy of Neptune (Europe) Ltd.