The Science of Paintings

The text discusses the physical principles behind the colors seen and how these change with illumination, the various types of paint and binders used in both old and modern paintings, and the optics and microscopic structure of paint films.

The Science of Paintings

The Science of Paintings

The physics and materials science behind paintings: the pigments, binders, canvas, and varnish that go into making a painting appear the way it does. The text discusses the physical principles behind the colors seen and how these change with illumination, the various types of paint and binders used in both old and modern paintings, and the optics and microscopic structure of paint films. Chapters on dating, binders, and dendochronology have been contributed by experts in the respective fields.

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The Science of Paintings
Language: en
Pages: 236
Authors: W.Stanley Jr. Taft, James W. Mayer
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-04-18 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

The physics and materials science behind paintings: the pigments, binders, canvas, and varnish that go into making a painting appear the way it does. The text discusses the physical principles behind the colors seen and how these change with illumination, the various types of paint and binders used in both
The Science of Paintings
Language: en
Pages: 249
Authors: W.Stanley Taft Jr
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher:

This title discusses the physics and materials science behind paintings: the pigments, binders, canvas, varnish and so forth, that go into making a painting appear the way it does. Such knowledge can help the amateur understand the uses and limits of materials used in paintings, and can help the conservator
The Science of Paintings
Language: en
Pages: 236
Authors: W.Stanley Jr. Taft, James W. Mayer
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-05-05 - Publisher: Springer

The physics and materials science behind paintings: the pigments, binders, canvas, and varnish that go into making a painting appear the way it does. The text discusses the physical principles behind the colors seen and how these change with illumination, the various types of paint and binders used in both
The Science of Painting
Language: en
Pages: 196
Authors: Jehan Georges Vibert
Categories: Color
Type: BOOK - Published: 1892 - Publisher:

Books about The Science of Painting
The Practice & Science of Drawing
Language: en
Pages: 296
Authors: Harold Speed
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 1972-01-01 - Publisher: Courier Corporation

Reproductions of works by such artists as Degas, Velasquez, and Manet complement this study of the line and mass approaches to drawing

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