Modern Pigments And Their Vehicles; Their Properties And Uses Considered Mainly From The Practical…

Paperback | January 9, 2012

byFrederick Maire

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1907. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XXV A List Of Some Of The Principal Tints And How To Make Them General Remarks It is deplorable that the English language has no well-defined nomenclature to designate tints. As other languages have not got any either, it is not behind them any in this regard; but it is deplorable nevertheless. If one is inclined to doubt this, let him procure the color cards of a dozen manufacturers of mixed paints, where the tints are known and sold by name, as well as by number, and these names printed under the tints. It will be found upon inspection that it will be rare if any two out of the dozen look alike. This is especially true of the neutral tints, or those tints which are neither primary, secondary, nor tertiary. Owing to this lack of uniformity, some persons may think that they have not been successful in obtaining the right tint if they get something which does not come up to their conception of what the tint ought to be, and may think that the directions given as to how to make them are wrong, or that the colors used in the making were off; all but the right conclusion perhaps -- that what they call a gray may be somebody else's drab. If he follows the directions for making a gray, and his own ideas of a drab being that the gray fits them, it will certainly be a hard matter to convince him that he is wrong, because there is no accepted standard recognized to settle it beyond dispute. Again, if the directions be given for the making of a sage green, and the tint happens to be what he conceives is a myrtle green, or an apple green or a light olive, who will say that he is wrong? Surely, when well-trained men differ so widely among themselves, how can others, who have only given the study of color the most superficial examination, be expected to do better? Na...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1907. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XXV A List Of Some Of The Principal Tints And How To Make Them General Remarks It is deplorable that the English language has...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:84 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.17 inPublished:January 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217317200

ISBN - 13:9780217317207

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