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The Binder and solvents of oil paints (part 2)

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Among the film oils used in the oil paints mentioned above, linseed oil has the highest linolenic acid and iodine content (see table), so linseed oil dries the fastest and has the toughest film. Dry walnut oil is also fairly quick and even, with less yellowing, so it is used to grind light colors. Poppy […]

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Secrets of the Colours

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Is color an attribute of everything in nature as an objective reality? The answer is NO. Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and purple are just human names to distinguish our perception of light’s interaction with matter. No color exists objectively in nature. spectrum Figure 1 – Electromagnetic wave spectrum Light is a dualistic form […]

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Learn about white colour in oil paint

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It’s no exaggeration to consider white as the mother of all colors. In 1671 Isaac Newton discovered that a beam of white light passing through a prism “produced” seven beams of red light, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and purple. These seven light beams, after passing through an upside-down prism, merge into a white light […]

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The Binder and solvents of oil paints (part 1)

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A binder is a substance used to grind pigments, in the form of pigment particles or dye particles (lake) [1], to bind them together to create paint, capable of adhering to objects. supporting materials such as canvas, metal, wood, paper, etc. Solvents are substances that dilute the paint as well as to remove paint from […]

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Primary color palette Separation method

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As stated in the previous article, people know how to draw and mix colors from tens of thousands of years before quantitative theories on the plus color and minus the color advent. For painter’s practice, the primary color is the colors made from colored substances, and at least 6 colors are red, green, blue, yellow, […]

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