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Re: Where does color pigments come from, exactly???


From: Woody Duncan (wduncan_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Sun Sep 09 2001 - 05:38:02 PDT

What video ? Can you be a little more specific and I will
try to locate it so I can show a portion of it.
                                                        Woody in KC wrote:
> We saw a really good video on how paints and paintbrushes were made
> about
> four years ago. Most pigments start from natural materials, according
> to the
> video. It's been like that since ancient man started making pictures
> on the
> wall. I just finished a unit on Lascaux caves and I pointed on the
> stains
> that kids get on their clothes when they play outside in the grass and
> dirt.
> Those same colors help make up our paints. I know modern man has
> improved
> on nature, but that's were it started. JH ---

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