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Mummy Brown and Other Historical Colors — Infographic

Mummy Brown and Other Historical Colors

Throughout time, we have always been making art and then looking for colors to create art that was more and more realistic.  There have been unique combinations of chemicals and materials in the past that have created some interesting colors, not to mention some that when you think about what they’re made of can be downright creepy or dangerous.  Check out some of these historical colors, many of which are no longer made for a variety of reasons.  [VIA]

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Posted by on February 21, 2017 in Infographics

 

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Video of the Day – 2/15/13 (The Art of Illustration)

Daily Video — The Art of Illustration

Take a fun trip through the history of and the varying artistic styles of illustration through this mini-documentary from PBS.

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Posted by on February 15, 2013 in Daily Video

 

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