Different odors and materials combined with a long history, makes discovering oil paints a bit like entering a new world. Oil paints were invented by the Flemish painters in the 15th century, they then came into their own under the great masters. Long gone, are the times when artists made their paints themselves. Since 1930, oil paints have been developed and manufactured by Pebeo with the contribution of experienced artists. Through its thorough research and creative innovation, Pebeo has aquired an ever increasing and faithful customer base among fine art lovers.