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Munsell and the Color of Flesh Part 2

Just as a reminder if you did not read the first blog post Munsell and the Color of Flesh, flesh comprises a specific area of the Munsell hue circle. Average flesh for the vast majority of human being ranges between 2.5 … Continue reading

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Munsell and the Color of Flesh

Many artists find the colors of flesh elusive.  After all, most can bring to mind ultramarine blue and cadmium yellow. Yet when it comes to flesh, many are left scratching their forehead.  Flesh tones are hard to describe. Luckily, that … Continue reading

Tell Us Your Story 2013

We love hearing stories from people who have used the Munsell color system in their work, hobbies or everyday lives.  Thanks for submitting your anecdotes about color, pigments, lighting, art, scientific analysis, and anything in between.  … Continue reading

Time for a Munsell Revival

As the The Boston Globe article, “Munsell, the man who colored America,”* by Dushko Petrovich (March 17, 2013) suggests, perhaps it’s time for a Munsell revival. Although Albert H. Munsell was an award-winning artist, he was the consummate educator, … Continue reading