RE: Please explain to me the system for designating pigments

From: Eric Neilsen ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 06/06/05-03:27:11 PM Z
Message-id: <20050606212711.9CBDA559BFC@spamf3.usask.ca>

Thanks Katharine it does look like it may have that info. I'll look it over
more after I finish this digital printing job.

Eric Neilsen Photography
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Katharine Thayer [mailto:kthayer@pacifier.com]
> Sent: Monday, June 06, 2005 6:07 AM
> To: alt-photo-process-l@sask.usask.ca
> Subject: Re: Please explain to me the system for designating pigments
>
> Marco Milazzo wrote:
> >
> > I notice that many of you refer to pigments by some kind of coding
> system.
> > Please briefly explain to me this system -- I'm not familiar with it.
> Or
> > can you refer me to a web page that explains it?
> >
>
> I believe it's called the Color Index number (Color Index International)
>
> http://www.colour-index.org/
>
> (Eric, I think this might be the source you were looking for, for exact
> composition and formulas for pigments)
>
> This index number is used by anyone who works seriously with pigments,
> because it's the only reliable way to designate specific pigments.
> Here's the best place to learn about pigments specifically as used in
> watercolor paints,
>
> http://www.handprint.com/HP/WCL/waterfs.html
>
> Hope that helps,
> Katharine Thayer
Received on Mon Jun 6 15:27:28 2005

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