Golden Artist Colors, Inc. is a manufacturer of artist quality materials including colors and mediums for painting in acrylics, oil color and most recently, watercolor. The GOLDEN brand of acrylics is known for quality and archival integrity as well as being the most innovative and extensive system available. Williamsburg Handmade Oil Colors was acquired by Golden Artist Colors after the death of founder and artist Carl Plansky in 2009. Williamsburg is known for its quality and extensive palette of colors including genuine Italian Earth Colors. Since joining the Golden Artist Colors family, the palette has expanded to include French Earth Colors and a range of colors made with Safflower Oil, as well as special edition and custom colors.