[Pdf] Chromatopia : An illustrated history of colour Author David Coles

Summary Chromatopia : An illustrated history of colour

CTable of ContentsIntroduction A Life Lived in Colour The First Colours Colour in the Time of the Ancients Colour and the Classical World Medieval Colours Writing Inks Dyes Lakes and Pinkes Mysterious Colours The Explosion of Colour A Brave New World of Colour The Science of Modern Colo. Amazing read this book is a must read for artists and also for schoolchildren studying art Color dominates our visual landscape and it s history is fascinating Well written and illustrated

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Chromatopia : An illustrated history of colour

Did you know that the Egyptians created the first synthetic colour or that the noblest purple comes from a predatory sea snail Throughout history artist pigments have been made from deadly metals poisonous minerals urine cow dung and even crushed insects From grinding down beetles and b. Stunningly produced book with lovely colour plates and full of interesting information about pigments inks and colours yggdrasil-la-proph-eacute-tie-tome-1 that The Design Collection Revealed the Egyptians created Advanced Introduction To Law And Globalisation the first synthetic colour or Mandoa Mandoa that Motivational Strategies In The Language Classroom the noblest purple comes from a predatory sea snail Throughout history artist pigments have been made from deadly metals poisonous minerals urine cow dung and even crushed insects From grinding down beetles and b. Stunningly produced book with lovely colour plates and full of interesting information about pigments inks and colours

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Urning animal bones to alchemy and pure luck Chromatopia reveals the origin stories behind over fifty of history s most vivid colour pigments Spanning the ancient world to modern leaps in technology this is the book for the artist the history buff the science lover and the design fanati. Just great really informative fabulous photographs


9 thoughts on “Chromatopia : An illustrated history of colour

  1. says:

    Bear in mind that this is a relatively small book that presents two or three facts about roughly 45 colours There is a section on making paint which was interesting This is a light read with a lot of stylish illustration

  2. says:

    Stunningly produced book with lovely colour plates and full of interesting information about pigments, inks and colours.

  3. says:

    So interesting

  4. says:

    Just great really informative fabulous photographs

  5. says:

    A fantastic book for pigment and color history lovers The descriptions for each colorant are concise and informative, and the photography is some of the best I ve seen of this genre Crisp, clear images with interesting lighting and perspectives Highly recommend

  6. says:

    I thoroughly enjoyed this book.Learning about the history of the pigments I paint with and many I don t because t

  7. says:

    Amazing read this book is a must read for artists and also for schoolchildren studying art Color dominates our visual landscape and it s history is fascinating Well written and illustrated.

  8. says:

    I have been wanting this book, and saw it arrive then disappear So I KNOW I am getting it for Christmas I looks divine Cannot wait

  9. says:

    History of pigments and current applications

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