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Throughout history, blue has been one of the most sought-after artist pigments. It occurs infrequently in nature, and the first blue pigments were made from minerals like azurite and lapis lazuli, a process that was labour intensive. The Ancient Egyptians were the first to synthesize a blue pigment, Egyptian Blue, the recipe for which has since been lost. During the Middle Ages, Lapis Lazuli was exported from Afghanistan to Europe via the Silk Road, and it became the most important blue…
Kathy Horniak saved to Art / Palettes
Discover the difference behind ultramarine blue and french ultramarine pigments. Learn about the story of ultramarine and how it mixes.
Elizabeth Gouldin saved to Painting Class
Se domani dovessero sparire i cataloghi Pantone, i colori del mondo sarebbero comunque salvi. Si possono possedere i colori? Nell’epoca d’oro dei pittori, poche centinaia d’anni fa, non era certo u…
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PB28 CI#77346 Cobalt Blue was produced at the beginning of the 19th century as an alternative to ultramarine, the traditional and most desirable blue pigment at the time.A famous drawing, Boating on the Seine (La Yole), c. 1879 by Pierre-Auguste Renoirhas recorded using Cobalt Blue.Cobalt blue was the primary blue pigment used for centuries in Chinese porcelain, beginning in the late eighth or early ninth century.Cobalt blue is lighter and less intense than the pigment Prussian blue. **When…
Lot 300: Yves Klein. Table Bleue. 1961/1963, International Klein Blue pigment, Plexiglas, glass, aluminum. 14¾ h × 49¼ w × 39½ d in. result: $21,875. estimate: $20,000–30,000. This work is from the edition started in 1963 published by Rotraut Klein-Moquay based on a 1961 design by Yves Klein. Signed with applied plaque to underside: [This table conforms to Yves Klein's patent serial number CQ-JABO R. Klein-Moquay].
Jaime Martínez Sena saved to Blue
Exhibition: ‘Art and Alchemy. The Mystery of Transformation’ at the Stiftung Museum Kunstpalast (SMKP), Düsseldorf, Germany
Exhibition dates: 5th April – 10th August 2014 Theodor Galle nach Jan van der Straet (Stradanus) (Belgium, 1523-1605) Destillierlabor c. 1589 – c. 1593 From the series Nov…
Legendary blue pigment colours, tints, shades and brand colours. Colour symbolism varies depending on hue, tint, and context. Research indicates that blue is associated with trust, reliability and stability as well as safety and protection. Blue is perceived as calm, tranquil and serene but also cold, clinical and depressing. Blue may be masculine and feminine depending on culture. Blue colour illustration by Zena O’Connor, PhD © Design Research Associates.
Grainne saved to Colour pallete
From the first synthetic pigments created in Ancient Egypt to new hues discovered in the past decade, a brief history of the color blue in art.
Marya Kuznetsova saved to intersting