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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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Daily Photo — 1/10/13

Daily Photo — Mechanical Eye

Use the photos posted in this feature as a writing prompt, for a warm-up activity, a drawing template or as part of a photo analysis.

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Posted by on January 10, 2013 in Daily Photo


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Color Theory — Infographic

Color Theory 

Today’s infographic is a nice, concise explanation of color theory for art students, graphic designers, and anyone would would like to unleash the power and meaning of color. [VIA]

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Posted by on January 9, 2013 in Infographics


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