Making and Using Dyes and Pigments
Author: Francois Delamare
It explores colouring and dyeing methods through history and asks questions relating to this, such as: what were the colours of Ancient Egypt?; what did artists use to paint their magnificent frescoes?; where do indigo and ochre come from?; why is purple the colour of royalty?; what are pastels?; how many colours are their?; why do we dye our food?; who invented ink?; what are white and black made of?; and what is the symbolism of yellow?
This comprehensive text offers information and insights into many colours ranging from cerise to heliotrope, and gamboge to periwinkle.
Number Of Pages: 160
Dimensions (cm): 17.9 x 12.3 x 1.0