Paint History

Paint History

Paint industry is one of the oldest industries in the world. Around 20,000 years ago, humans lived in caves for communication activities using paint, decoration and protection. They use metrial-available materials in nature such as charcoal (carbon), blood, milk, and leads from plants that have interesting colors. Surprisingly, these paints have good durability, as shown in the Altamira cave paintings in Spain, Lascaux Spain, paint stones Aboriginal people in Arnhem Land Australia, and other prehistoric paintings found.

The ancient Egyptians developed a paint color becomes richer, they find a paint color blue, red, black and take it from the roots of certain plants. Then the Egyptians found casein as the adhesive. Over time, people began to discover oil and resin from fossil plants to replace the blood and milk paint as an adhesive. Today though has been found adhesive / resin are getting better with the development of chemical technology, natural resins is still widely used.

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