A grammar of colouring applied to decorative painting and by George Field

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By George Field

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IODINE SCARLET Is a new pigment of a most vivid and beautiful colour, exceeding the brilliancy of vermilion. scarlet It has THE GRAMMAR OF COLOURING. 44 received several false appellations, but is truly an Iodide or Si-iodide of mercury, varying in degrees of intense It has the body and opacity of vermilion, but should be used with an ivory palette-knife, as iron and most metals change it to colours varying from yellow to black. Strong light rather deepens and cools it, and redness. impure air soon utterly destroys its scarlet colour, and even metallizes it in substance.

Colours, Red is a colour of double power in this respect also ; that in union or connection with yellow it becomes hot and advancing ; but mixed or combined with blue, it becomes cool andretiring. It is, however, more congenial with yellow than with blue, and thence partakes more of the character of the former in its effects of warmth, of the influence of light and distance, and of action on the eye, by which the power of vision is diminished upon viewing this colour in a strong light ; while, on the other hand, red itself appears to deepen in colour rapidly in a declining light as night comes on, or in shade.

Cleanliness in using these pigments is necessary for health for though not virulently poisonous, they are pernicious when taken into or imbibed by the pores or otherwise, as are all other pigments of which lead is ; A the basis. fine natural white oxide, or carbonate of would be a valuable acquisition, if found in abundance and there occur in Cornwall specimens of lead, ; a very beautiful carbonate of lead, of spicular form, brittle, soft, and purely white, which should be collected for the artist's use.

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