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A History of Pigments: from cave paintings to the present day – Webinar series
Pigments have been used for thousands of years to bring colour to our world. This talk will describe some of the earliest pigments known, curious methods of making pigments in ancient times and the development of synthetic pigments from the 1700s to the present day. Examples of art from the Renaissance to the Impressionists, and the pigments used by these artists will be described. The development of pigments for high-tech applications will also be mentioned.
Dr. Christine Holdstock will help you to:
- Have an understanding of the development of pigments throughout the ages.
- Appreciate the importance of pigments in the past and in the modern world.
The presentation is followed by a Q@A.
This is one of a series of webinars covering all aspects of textiles and coloration.
Of general interest they also provide SDC recognised CPD hours and certification.
SDC Members can access for free using the discount code provided or contact us for more detail. Apply the code at the checkout.
Attendees at the live webinar will have received a discount code to access the recording for free. Apply the code at the checkout.
- Understanding of the development of pigments throughout the ages
- Appreciate the importance of pigments in the past and in the modern world