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Review: Color: A Natural History of the Palette

User Review  - Alumine Andrew - Goodreads

What an exciting journey this book took me on! The premise is that Victoria Findlay is intrigued by the colours in her art box. She begins to wonder about the origin of pigments and colours, their ... Read full review

Review: Color: A Natural History of the Palette

User Review  - Jessica - Goodreads

This is a book about colors, sure. But it's also a travelogue, and an art history discussion, and long exploration of paint. The travelogue, in particular, takes over the book for pages at a time ... Read full review

Review: Color: A Natural History of the Palette

User Review  - Vix Southgate - Goodreads

Interesting insight into colour and it's origins. Read full review

Review: Color: A Natural History of the Palette

User Review  - Doug Schmidt - Goodreads

Fascinating historical perspective on how colors came to our use. Read full review

Review: Color: A Natural History of the Palette

User Review  - Marie - Goodreads

Victoria takes us on a globe-trotting journey across the world to learn the origins of colored pigment. From the ancient ochres used in cave dwellings to the magnificent and expensive ultramarine used ... Read full review

Review: Color: A Natural History of the Palette

User Review  - Michael - Goodreads

A largely anecdotal and very interesting story of the origins of pigments. Worth checking out if you enjoy any of the popular science nonfiction published recently. Read full review

Review: Color: A Natural History of the Palette

User Review  - Jacqueline Madsen - Goodreads

I did not finish this, but it is enjoyable and an excellent history on the sources of colors used by artists. I will definitely pick it up again! Read full review

Review: Color: A Natural History of the Palette

User Review  - Himalee Padmakar - Goodreads

Makes me think what is my colour of the day today. ...Can I design but not methodically plan my days my weeks or perhaps years...use the colours in this pallet to define its tints n hues.... Read full review

Review: Color: A Natural History of the Palette

User Review  - Adrian Wade - Goodreads

"An image reflected in a mirror, a rainbow in the sky, and a painted scene make their impressions upon the mind, but in essence are other than what they seem. Look deeply at the world, and see an ... Read full review

Review: Color: A Natural History of the Palette

User Review  - Chloe - Goodreads

A wonderful journey for Artists and Designers alike into the history and richness of the colours they use everyday! Read full review


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