In conversation with US Oil painter Laura Arango Baier on her work today, her love of Dutch 17th century painters and the freedom of a small palette of oil colours!
English painter Robert E Wells, known for cityscapes, rural landscapes and figurative work chats candidly with Cranfield’s Michael Craine about location, inspiration and motivation. Take time out to enjoy!
Robert's website: https://www.robertewells.com
Cranfield Colours: https://www.cranfield-colours.co.uk
Rachel Rowe, the sales director for Cranfield Colours, attempts to describe the 2020 pandemic year in colour! In conversation with managing director Michael Craine, they reflect on the challenges and unexpected moments of light in this difficult year.
The life and times of Han van Meegeren - Dutch painter and thumping crook!
In this episode Michael introduces the fascinating life of a man considered to be one of the most ingenious art forgers of the 20th century.
(This podcast was recorded in the United Kingdom pre-quarantine).
Paul Lee (Technical Manager) and Michael Craine (Managing Director) discuss some of the big paint and ink-based problems they have faced during their careers in manufacturing and explore the creative solutions required to overcome them. Make sure to contact us via the Cranfield Colours website or social media and let us know what topics you would like to hear on the Colour Like No Other Podcast.
Michael Craine (Managing Director) and Sarah Carnline (US Sales Manager) discuss 5 of their most memorable days in the world of paint. This episode explores defining events both in the fine arts manufacturing industry as a whole and personally for Michael and Sarah. To keep up with the latest 'Colour Like No Other' Podcasts, make sure to subscribe on whatever current platform you are using to listen to this episode!
A visit to the multicultural and vibrant city of Toronto, Ontario, gives for a delightful conversation between Cranfield's Sarah Carnline and members of the management team at our friends "Above Ground Art Supplies". We hope you also enjoy the myriad of interesting accents throughout!
US Sales Manager Sarah Carnline asks Cranfield Colours Managing Director Michael Craine to take a trip down memory lane via Sugar House Lane in London and Springvale in Cwmbran. This conversation reflects on the changes to the art world that have occurred in Michael's lifetime and sheds light on the fascinating and quirky life of the Colour House.
This is an introductory edition of the upcoming 'Colour Like No Other' podcast. These podcast episodes aim to tackle interesting practical topics within the world of fine art. Transatlantic conversation flows between third-generation colourman Michael Craine (Managing Director of UK based Cranfield Colours) and US based Sales Manager and graduate printmaker Sarah Carnline. Cranfield produce and export Artists' oil paints and printmaking inks across the world so have seen and heard it all!