Tag: Cadmium pigments
Accidental Artistic Assistance
Safety in artistic practice is vital. Are we paying attention?
Colorful Fridays–Incredible Inedible Yellow Reds
“There is no blue without yellow and orange.” Vincent Van Gogh (from Brainyquote) Impressionist and Post-Impressionist painters preferred heavy applications of opaque paints. Among the favored paints of the Impressionists and Post-Impressionists were the cadmium family of yellows, reds and oranges. The cadmiums make rich, strong dominant colors in any painting. Fears of toxicity with…