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Audi is starting to use an overspray-free painting process – how is it going to help the environment?

November 18, 2019

Painting is a very important part of  car manufacturing process. A poor paint job will leave customers unsatisfied…
Ancient Pigment Can Boost Energy Efficiency

October 9, 2018

A color developed by Egyptians thousands of years ago has a modern-day application as well – the pigment…
Graffiti Robot That Paints Walls In Hard To Reach Places

September 25, 2017

SprayPrinter is the company that developed a graffiti robot that can climb up and down walls to create large-scale…
Architects and painters really do see their environment differently – but how?

June 29, 2017

We all know that some people have completely unique mind-set. They are more artistic and sort of see…
We’re Not in Kansas Anymore: Fluorescent Ruby Red Roofs Stay as Cool as White

September 22, 2016

Elementary school science teaches us that in the sun, dark colors get hot while white stays cool. Now…
A more accurate sensor for lead paint

September 11, 2016

A new molecular gel recipe developed at the University of Michigan is at the core of a prototype…
Power of Pink Provides NASA with Pressure Pictures

August 4, 2016

They say you show your true colors when you’re under pressure. Turns out the old saying works for…
New study shows South Africans using milk-based paint 49,000 years ago

July 2, 2015

An international research team led by the University of Colorado Boulder and the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg,…
Spain prehistoric cave art gems reopen to lucky few

February 28, 2014

With its 14,000-year-old red bison, Spain’s Altamira cave paintings reopened to a handful of visitors Thursday, giving them…
Science unveils master painters’ secrets

February 14, 2014

Two lions guard the entrance to The Art Institute of Chicago along Michigan Avenue on April 22, 2005…
Painting robot lends surgeons a hand

February 7, 2014

Would you let an artist perform life-saving surgery on you? You might someday, if the artist is a…
Monet’s striking cliff by the sea beckons ‘celestial sleuths’

January 24, 2014

Famed French Impressionist Claude Monet created a striking scene of the Normandy coast in his 1883 painting,Étretat: Sunset.…
Inventor creates replica of Vermeer painting using modified camera obscura

December 4, 2013

The Music Lesson by Johannes Vermeer Inventor Tim Jenison may have finally solved the mystery of how famed…
New app turns Van Gogh fans into art detectives

October 4, 2013

Amsterdam’s Van Gogh Museum on Thursday launched a new app for tablets allowing users to turn “art detective”…
Rice prof’s sleuthing helps ID lost Van Gogh

September 24, 2013

A Rice University professor’s super sleuthing made the connection between a painting once thought to be a fake…
Beautiful brushstrokes are drawn from data

September 23, 2013

A good painter uses simple strokes of a brush to bring texture, contrast and depth to a blank…
Nanotechnique creates image 30 microns in width

August 6, 2013

Nanotechnique creates image 30 microns in width The world’s most famous painting has now been created on the…
Spain museum uses robot to spot cracks in artwork

July 25, 2013

In the basement of Madrid’s Reina Sofia museum, a giant robotic machine painstakingly scans a painting by Catalan…
Calculating art: Meet e-David, the painting machine

July 16, 2013

Sometime in the future, you will be at an art gallery where you are drawn to a nice-looking…
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