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Naturally brilliant colour

Naturally brilliant colour

Author: Andrew Parker
Publisher: Richmond, Surrey : Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Chicago, IL : Distributed in North America by University of Chicago Press 2021. ©2021
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
"For thousands of years, the raw materials of the natural world have supplied the vivid colors found in art, with hues drawn from sources including metal ores, plant roots, and even animal waste. Naturally Brilliant Colour showcases the debut of a new frontier in botanically derived pigment: Pure Structural Color, found in the metallic shimmer of marble berries and the wings of certain hummingbirds and butterflies,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Parker
ISBN: 1842467336 9781842467336
OCLC Number: 1247831524
Description: 111 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Responsibility: Andrew Parker.


This is the first book to reveal artworks made using the world's brightest colour - Pure Structural Colour, recently derived from the metallic-like colours of Pollia berries, hummingbirds and  Read more...


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