Art Materials

Giuseppe de Nittis

At Nitram Charcoal, we always enjoy a closer look at an artist who breaks boundaries, which is why we’re taking a closer look at Italian painter Giuseppe de Nittis

Atelier Artien Exhibition: Épure de L’Intime

Nitram Charcoal is always excited to hear of artists who enjoy using our products, but we are doubly enthusiastic when we hear of such works included in exhibitions! That is why we wanted to devote this blog to promoting an engaging new exhibition at the Atelier Artien in the Parisian suburb of Montreuil that opens […]

After Experimenting with Various Drawing Tools …

“After experimenting with various drawing tools I have now settled on a handful that work for my practice. The Nitram bâton is one of them. The bâton’s simple, elegant design reminds me to slow down and enter the next phase of my work. It offers a completely different experience from when I start out — a more fluid and controlled execution while still retaining the original energy of the composition.”

Revisiting Rembrandt’s Drawings

Nitram knows that Rembrandt van Rijn is renowned as one of the most significant voices of the 17th century, rivaling only the likes of Peter Paul Rubens for supreme artistic accomplishment during the Dutch Golden Age,. From the throngs who flock to Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum to see his famous The Night Watch (1640-1642) to the mystery […]

Coastal Creativity at Cober Hill by Robert Dutton

Robert Dutton, a Nitram Charcoal ambassador shared this original article on his blog http://bit.ly/2dGEUVU. He had a fabulous week of teaching on the Coast of Yorkshire with 14 students on a successful residential art holiday. Keep reading to see some great shots of Nitram Charcoal in action on location in the United Kingdom!

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