Paint mixing down to a fine art

Those of you of a certain age will remember fondly Tony Hart and his BBC TV show Take Hart, which was broadcast from 1977 to 1983, as well as its other incarnations. Chas and Morph were the (plasticine) bee’s knees.

Anyone for plum pudding?

For those somewhat younger, or with small children today, it was in a similar mold to the likes of Mister Maker – a show to inspire youngsters to take up painting and other hands-on art.

Well we at have our own paint expert called Tony – Tony Wood – who takes care of our bespoke mixing in our in-house machine.

With a drop of this and a dash of that Tony can produce just about any paint colour you could ever wish for, whether you need it to match your classic Land Rover or you simply desire something a little different to Dulux Endurance+ in Pure Brilliant White.


Spreading a little love

And occasionally he comes up with his own temporary little masterpieces when adding tints to the base colours (ok, he admits it’s completely random!).

We thought we’d share some of them with you now. Here’s Tony’s first gallery (cue that vibraphone music)…


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Picasso would be proud


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