The Cyanometer: measuring color the Antique way
The Cyanometer is a magical yet simple instrument for measuring ‘
blueness‘, not the feeling but specifically the colour intensity of blue sky. A Cyanometer consists of squares of paper dyed in graduated shades of blue and arranged in a color circle or square that can be held up and compared to the color of the sky. It helped lead to a successful conclusion that the blueness of the sky is a measure of transparency caused by the amount of water vapor in the atmosphere.
Horace-Bénédict de Saussure’s cyanometer, 1760)
For a modern day meter Continue reading
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Tagged Alexander von Humboldt, antique, art installation, blue, Charles Hayter, color, colorcard, colorchart, colorcharts, Cyanometer, Horace-Bénédict de Saussure, Ljubljana, Martin Bricelj Barag, measuring, science, sky, treatise |
Colorcharted Images by Mimi Berlin
The Resort series
mimiberlin colorchart art route, resort 2017.
Appdikted @mimiberlin From the Colorchart series ‘bonbon et chocolat, resort 2017.
mimiberlin colorchart murano, resort 2017.
mimiberlin colorchart art vitrage resort 2017. (picture taken at fondazione prada, venezia,2017)
mimiberlin colorchart souvenir, resort 2017.
mimiberlin colorchart rheinfahl, resort 2017.
The Tiny Living series
mimiberlin colorchart aalsmeer, tiny living 2017.
mimiberlin colorchart edam, tiny living 2017.
mimiberlin colourchart mobile homes, tiny living 2017.
To view Mimi Berlin’s Colorcharts isolated and enlarged: please click on the images
View more about colorcharts on this blog
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Tagged 2017, art, browns, chocolat, collages, colorcard, colorchart, colorcharts, colors, dutch photography, edam, greens, mimi berlin photography, mobile home, murano, portfolio, resort, rheinfall, tiny living, vitrage |
300 Shades of Foundation
From beige to brown 300 shades of foundation will do the trick. Let’s examine these colorcharts…..
screenshot beige search
CharlotteTilbury. Is It Magic Or Is It Foundation?…It’s Magic Foundation Perfect looking skin for all ages, all skin tones.
Revlon colorstay foundation shades
Becca foundation shades
screenshot foundation shades search
Is It Magic Or Is It Foundation?
…It’s Magic Foundation
Perfect looking skin for all ages, all skin tones (read more charlottetilbury.com
/ blushoff.blogspot/ beccacosmetics.com)
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Tagged becca, beige, color, colorcard, colorcharts, face, foundation, mac, make-up, revlon, screenshot, search, skin |
Colorcharts with a Twist
Pantone Swatches by Matt Stevens
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Tagged alice wang, colorcard, colorcharts, colors, colour, design, fashion, fashion design, graphic design, Matt Stevens, pantone, parktone, stephane barbier, swatches, true grass |