How to prepare images for colour-critical situations, such as submission to a jury, or for giclée printing.
The availability and use of modern pigments was a major factor in determining Impressionist painting style.
The methods used for a more robust analysis of palettes, which is unique and innovative.
The nineteenth century saw the successful introduction of more new pigments than had the preceding two millenia.
The period 1700 to 1850 saw the introduction of the first modern pigments, such as Prussian blue and emerald green, which started to transform paintings.
This traces the pigments, palettes and techniques used in easel paintings from Classical times to 1700.
How choice from available pigments, coupled with the way of applying the paint, relate to painting style.
Chroma is hard to separate from lightness. An important painting point is that mixing paints cannot increase chroma. Instead it tends to reduce it towards muddy grey.
What do we actually perceive of colour?