Pigments and Paint Media Suggested Reading

In general, the references to information on pigments and paint media are too extensive to list but descriptions and details may be found in the following books:

Chronic, Halka. Roadside Geology of New Mexico. Santa Fe, NM: Mountain Press, 1987.

Feller, R.L., ed. Artists' Pigments, Vol. 1. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1986, 300 pp.

FitzHugh, E.W., ed. Artists' Pigments, Vol. 3.  New York: Oxford University Press, 1997, 364 pp.

Harley, R.D. Artists' Pigments c. 1600-1835.  New York: American Elsevier Publishing Company Inc., 1970.

Mayer, Ralph. The Artist's Handbook of Materials and Techniques. New York: The Viking Press, 1970.

Roy, A., ed. Artists' Pigments, Vol. 2. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993, 231 pp.

Schwertmann, U. and R.M. Cornell.   Iron Oxides in the Laboratory. New York: VCH, 1991, vi, 137 pp.

Weber, F.W. Artists' Pigments. London: D. Van Nostrand Company, 1924.

Wehlte, K. The Materials and Techniques of Paintings. Translated by Ursus Dix, New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, 1979.