Painting without paints

George Pub, 1958

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Painting without Paint

Film of a crowded saloon bar in ‘The George’ pub, Hemel Hempstead “the home of a new art form – painting without paints” – art made from household items. Phyllis Hillman, uses biscuits, dried food, macaroni, rice, tea and tobacco to paint

Roy Barnes, Richard Duncan and Jean Tibbles use “shoe, grate or tile polish.

Shot includes a toddler, Elizabeth Baldwin, and a baby, Maureen Tibbles, sitting at a kitchen table. The toddler is smearing red jam into the table clothe. The narrator jokes that it is never too early to start this form of art.

This page was added on 10/03/2011.

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