Extraordinary 271-Year-Old Encyclopedia of Colors and Paint

Centuries before the iconic Pantone Color Guide, an artist identified only as “A. Boogert” assembled a comprehensive guide to mixing watercolors. Hundreds of subtly varying colors appear on nearly 800 handwritten pages, as Boogert demonstrates how to mix certain hues and how to change their tones by adding “one, two or three portions of water.” … Continue reading Extraordinary 271-Year-Old Encyclopedia of Colors and Paint