Green pigment – The most poisonous date

green the poisonous colour in history

Green is the colour that you get if you combine two of the three basic colours. Blue and yellow. But the fact that you can derive it from two basic colours does not mean that it has no story to tell. Since the greens that came from mixing yellow and blue usually turned brown after some time, ancient people have…

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Blue – date two : Chemistry dating Art ..

lapis watercolour painting

I always wanted to do a research  and find out how the pigments of the colours were made through history.  I am sharing here this research and after covering the Red colour in the previous post here is the most interesting things I have found out about the origination of “blue colours”. Resources for the post were mainly Wikipedia,,…

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RED – when Chemistry is dating Art

gameofpaint blog post about the origination of colors,

I m so fond of color – I absolutely love mixing colours, getting my hands dirty and making new colour hues as I have imagined. Making a research to find how colors  are made and  what is the natural ingredients they have been used since antiquity, was something I wanted to do for a long time. I thought it would…

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