Vintage Goodness - A Blog For All The Vintage Geeks: Vintage Decorating - 1950's Paint Color Chip Brochures
Colors: YOU WILL NEVER ESCAPE THEIR POWER " I came across an amazing item: "The Elements of Color" by Johannes Itten. The contents are full of beautiful diagrams and fascinating (if a tiny bit overblown) writing on the practice and history of color theory. I adapted some of the figures within the book for this comic. I loved the way Itten wrote of the colors as if they were living, breathing entities, with the capacity for good - or evil." By Grant Snider / Incidental Comics.
conspiracy of color
Gardener's Color Wheel. Another fabulous @shaunaleelange curation.
Garden Color Wheel-Flower Color Wheel-Floral Color Combinations
A urine wheel from the early 16th century describes the color, smell and taste of urine, and then links them to diseases.
Munsell color tree Illustration in A Practical Description of the Munsell Color System: with Suggestions for its Use by T.M. Cleland. ND1280 .C6 1937. Crossett Library Bennington College's flickr phostream. Some rights reserved.
Makeup cosmetic colors 1930s Color chart in Color and Line in Dress by Laurene Hempstead. New York: Prentice-Hall, inc., 1938. TT 507 .H4 1938 makeup cosmetics. Crossett Library Bennington College's flickr photostream. Some rights reserved.
Color chart in Scenery for the Theatre by Harold Burris-Meyer Color chart for scenery painting with individual color samples in Scenery for the Theatre by Harold Burris-Meyer PN2091 .S8 B8 1966. Crossett Library Bennington College's flickr photostream. Some rights reserved