Thursday, 23 February 2017

The Alchemy of Colour

  • Alchemy (noun): a science studied in the Middle Ages which involved trying to change ordinary metals into gold.
  • Medieval Manuscript: an old document or book written by hand in the Middle Ages (AD 600 to AD 1500).
  • Pigment (noun): a substance that gives something a particular colour when it is present in it or is added to it.
  • Corrode (verb): If metal corrodes, or if something corrodes it, it is slowly damaged by something such as rain or water.

 Elements that change the colours in artwoks:
  1. Light exposure 
  2. Atmospher Conditions
  3. Corrosion

1 comment:

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