Color Decoded

Color Decoded

By CLD&J
About
This colorful podcast sits at the intersection of art, history, science, and technology. Each episode, Erin Anne, a librarian and hobbyist in the arts and sciences, takes an art piece that has been shown in the Community Library of DeWitt and Jamesville's Art Gallery as inspiration for a discussion of the history of pigments, dyes, and colorants; the science of color development; and digital color theory and tools. All art images are used with permission.
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This colorful podcast sits at the intersection of art, history, science, and technology. Each episode, Erin Anne, a librarian and hobbyist in the arts and sciences, takes an art piece that has been shown in the Community Library of DeWitt and Jamesville's Art Gallery as inspiration for a discussion of the history of pigments, dyes, and colorants; the science of color development; and digital color theory and tools. All art images are used with permission.

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CoDe 1: In Search of Forgotten Colours
Welcome to this minisode of Color Decoded! To thank everyone for their interest, questions, and downloads, Erin explains the video that started it all. At bit.ly/vidrec1, you can watch the short documentary that inspired Erin to start a podcast about colors!
04:53
November 5, 2019
3: Scattered Sunlight
The art inspiration for this episode is Heron Drinking at Sunset by Herm Card. This photo-graphic features the silhouette of a heron against a fiery sky reflected on the water. Erin took inspiration from the work to talk about the physics of how they sky gets its colors.  After the break, Erin discusses a Cool Color Tool, the Palette Cam app that can be used to get the codes for colors in pictures which she uses in her digital art projects. Join us for this relaxing third episode.
14:21
October 29, 2019
2: Bold Glory
The art inspiration for this episode is Born on the 4th of July by Laura Stisser. This abstract acrylic work features red, white, and blue hues which led to a discussion of dyes used in early American Flags and then a discussion of the chemistry of fireworks after the break.  These colors don't run, but they sure make a big bang. Join us for this relaxing second episode.
13:49
October 29, 2019
1: Violet Blooms
The art inspiration for this episode is From the Infinite Tulips Series: Sea Terminal by Candy Lucas. There is a prominent purple tulip in the center of this collage work which leads to a discussion of purple flowers, purple dyes, and the struggle for fidelity.  After the break, Erin interviews Kara about the CLD&J Art Gallery and they chat about flowers used in teas and dyes. Join us for this relaxing first episode. 
27:23
October 29, 2019
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