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A History of Pigments: from cave paintings to the present day – Webinar series

Course Description

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.

 

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Course Covers:
  • Understanding of the development of pigments throughout the ages
  • Appreciate the importance of pigments in the past and in the modern world
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Why study this course?

This webinar provides an opportunity to learn from one of the world’s renowned experts in this field and will help you to develop your knowledge.


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