Category Archives: Colour theory

Quinacridones – the start of a wonderful relationship?

For the latest assignment I’ve been working on a series of paintings of Dumbarton Rock. My aim was to try out different approaches and use new colours for some of the paintings. A rummage through my art supplies unearthed a … Continue reading

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Chevreul’s theories of colour

Michel-Eugene Chevreul was born in Angers, France in 1786. His career started at the age of 17 in the Museum of Natural History in Paris assisting with work on the chemical analysis of samples. In 1824, he became director of … Continue reading

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