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BeaSue

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on: December 02, 2015, 11:59:00 AM
Amazing article about this book, written in 1692, about mixing watercolors, with colors samples throughout. And within the article you can find a link that allows you to view the entire book online. Now, if only we could read the 300-yr-old Dutch words!
http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2014/05/color-book/
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Val

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Reply #1 on: December 03, 2015, 12:03:46 PM
Just had a quick browse..... holy moly!!! Kind of gives you that 'why didn't I think of that' ?  :doh:
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Reply #2 on: December 03, 2015, 12:49:39 PM
Wow!!! What a work of art in itself!  A whole lifetime must have been devoted to creating that - I am awed by the man's tenacity and devotion, thanks for sharing this one  :)

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