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19

Aug

How one chemist is saving lives with house paintSpanish visionary Pilar Mateo is snuffing out bug-borne diseases and the poverty behind them.

How one chemist is saving lives with house paint
Spanish visionary Pilar Mateo is snuffing out bug-borne diseases and the poverty behind them.

05

Jun

treehugger:

Do the most with what you have: Artist paints immersive classroom murals with mud

23

Jul

janneterawwrs:

decoration | via Facebook on We Heart Ithttp://weheartit.com/entry/68601517/via/KMG92

janneterawwrs:

decoration | via Facebook on We Heart It
http://weheartit.com/entry/68601517/via/KMG92

04

Feb


 High-tech paint keeps parking lots 40 degrees cooler  



Heat-reflecting surfaces keep cities more comfortable, reduce residents’ electricity use and reduce the amount of heat that cities reflect back into the atmosphere
Heat-reflecting surfaces keep cities more comfortable, reduce residents’ electricity use and reduce the amount of heat that cities reflect back into the atmosphere

13

Jul

DIY painting project: Subtle stripesGive your walls a fresh look with this simple technique.

DIY painting project: Subtle stripes
Give your walls a fresh look with this simple technique.

02

Aug

11

Jul

Scientists have heralded the capacity for art as a key feature that separates humans from other species. But that was before we gave an animal a paintbrush. Whether with paws, jaws, hooves or hands, the animal kingdom is filled with creatures who express themselves through art.12 artsy animals that paint

Scientists have heralded the capacity for art as a key feature that separates humans from other species. But that was before we gave an animal a paintbrush. Whether with paws, jaws, hooves or hands, the animal kingdom is filled with creatures who express themselves through art.
12 artsy animals that paint

07

Jun

How to make your own eco-savvy watercolor paints

29

May

The color green isn’t actually ‘green’Synthetic green dyes, paints and pigments are made with a noxious cocktail of toxins and pollutants, making green an ironic symbol for the environmental movement.

The color green isn’t actually ‘green’
Synthetic green dyes, paints and pigments are made with a noxious cocktail of toxins and pollutants, making green an ironic symbol for the environmental movement.

01

Apr

New way to look at old paintings: Have X-rays, will travelEven the most famous artists are penny pinchers: They used leftover paint scraped from the artist’s pallet to “underpaint” their great works.

New way to look at old paintings: Have X-rays, will travel
Even the most famous artists are penny pinchers: They used leftover paint scraped from the artist’s pallet to “underpaint” their great works.