Colour Society Of Australia


"Creating Colour 1: Paint Making" with Ulysses Jackson (Golden Artist Colors Inc., USA)

  • 25 Apr 2023
  • 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Zoom
  • 21


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For our next free webinar on Tuesday April 25 (Anzac Day) at 11.00 am AEST, Ulysses Jackson, Head Formulator and R&D Supervisor for Golden Artist Colors Inc., will speak on Paint Making. Please help us to spread word of this event by sharing our posts on the Facebook and Instagram accounts of the Colour Society of Australia, by passing on the following link to your friends, colleagues and students:, or by distributing this poster promoting the event. And if you're thinking of joining us as a member, don't miss our special deal under "Other Notices" below!

This webinar is the first of a new series of educational webinars, Creating Colour, intended for ambitious beginner painters through to professional artists who want a better understanding of the technical properties of their media, including both traditional and digital media. This first webinar in the series will provide a general introduction to the pigments and binders used in paint making across many categories of paint, and how the‘ingredients of any given paint affect the properties of that paint and therefore the ways in which artists can use them. We thank CSA NSW Division committee members Veronica Colvin and Dr Jean Pretorius for organizing this new series.

"Having a basic understanding of the ingredients and processes required to make paint can offer a feeling of greater connection to one’s materials. This is similar to knowing the basic parts of a car engine, while you may not do your own repair work, it removes the black box mystery.  So, while we do not expect people to make their own paint we do hope to build a sense of understanding of what is in the tube.  I am very passionate about coatings (paint) technology and desire to share this knowledge with you, and there is no need to know any chemistry to follow along". - Ulysses Jackson

Ulysses Jackson is a formulator with over 18 years coating industry experience, and recipient of a US Patent for the development of QoR® Watercolor. He is involved in a wide range of functions at Golden Artist Colors such as new product development, product Improvement and technical support. As a scientist and a professional artist, Ulysses offers unique insights into Custom Product Development for individual artists, conservators and museums. When Ulysses is not in the Lab researching coatings for Golden, he is maintaining an active studio practice furthering his passion for artist materials using Golden products. Favourite Color: Pyrrole Orange

This webinar is free but registration is essential and limited to 100 participants worldwide, so early registration is advised. Successful registrants will be notified by reply email and will be sent the link and instructions to join the webinar on the Zoom platform shortly before the event. To receive this email with the Zoom link, you must register by the deadline of midnight AEDT on Sunday April 23rd, but please note that this webinar may be booked out in advance of that date.

This event continues a series of webinars organized and presented free of charge by the Colour Society of Australia NSW Division. These webinars are free to CSA members and non-members around Australia and the world, but as usual registration for nonmembers opens one week after registration for members.

If you're a non-member unable to attend live but would like temporary access to a recording of this webinar, please do not register but send a request for access to by April 23. (CSA members have permanent access to the recordings of all our webinars).

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