Color and Pigments

Eye     Color Vision:  

Prussian bluePigment Timeline:  Excellent resource showing when pigments came into use


Screen Shot 2014-05-24 at 2.03.10 PMPhilip Ball on the Chemistry of Pigments: Lecture from Philip Ball (use of his visuals is not great)


A Wall of Color, A Window to the Past:  article about Harvard’s Art Galleries pigment collection

Pissarro’s  Artist’s Palette with a Landscape

Mulling Instructions

CAMEO:  Database of art materials at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston

PhET Simulation of the Bending of Light

Paintings by pigments:  database of paintings for which pigment information is known

David Cunningham’s History of Painting Media

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