More fine views of Saint-Tropez, including a young woman supposedly dying of TB, an industrial Paris cityscape, and an anarchist worker.
Themes from Saint-Tropez of grand trees, fishing boats with simultaneous contrast of colours, a portrait of his wife, and an anarchist idyll.
It was part of the folklore of women’s fashion in the 20th century, but had been embraced by the French Impressionists. Here’s why and how.
What do paintings look like to someone with deuteranopia? Why do great paintings ‘draw’ the eye? Do we see the colours the artist intended? And how many words for blue are in Ukrainian?
How he became interested in colour, and how he developed his colour system – which remains one of the most widely-used colour ordering systems.
A brief look at the history of colour ordering, and colour systems, as an introduction to the pioneering work of Albert Henry Munsell.
It is evident that the rules of colour harmony vary widely and lack a solid basis. Opinions have changed often. (Rolf G Kuehni)
Although lightness and chroma can usually be approached successfully using methodical approaches, long experience has shown that hue is much more hit or miss. Developing a good ‘eye’ for colours is generally much more important.