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In 1692 an artist known only as “A. Boogert” sat down to write a book in Dutch about mixing watercolors. Not only would he begin the book with a bit about the use of color in painting, but would go on to explain how to create certain hues and change the tone by adding one, two, or three parts of water. The premise sounds simple enough, but the final product is almost unfathomable in its detail and scope. Spanning nearly 800 completely handwritten (and painted) page
TRIVIA: What was the first synthetic paint color ever produced? ANSWER: Mauveine (purple) in 1856! Benjamin Moore’s records of American’s most popular choice of colors over three centuries creates a language that reflects how war, peace, youth, and technology have influenced our lives and style. Familiar earth tones which tend to be deep and warm were most common and comforting during war times. Cool tones became more popular when consumers valued living glamorously and women’s suffr...