Fact of the Day: The First Paints In The World

Did you that the world’s first artists used ashes from fire, red clay or natural pigments from plants for paint?


Today, artists can choose from many mediums, including oil paints, watercolor, chalk, pastel, pencils and pens. Artists create their work on computers and even tablets.



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