Monthly Archives: May 2017

Fractal Blues

Turning YInMn blue pigment powder into watercolor paint was such fun, but the added bonus was the fabulous fractal I got in the process!  Now is that not a color to die for. 

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All the shades of YInMn Blue

When #YInMn blue was first discovered, Mas Subramanian’s team didn’t stop with just one compound. True to nature Mas and his team, went on to tweek the composition to see if that would affect the color, and sure enough it … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Blue that never fades! YInMnBlue, that is…

On May 5, The College of Science, Oregon Sate Univesity, hosted “The Colorful World of Pigments,” a public event as part of SPARK, Oregon State’s yearlong celebration of the intersection of the arts and science. This series of events celebrated … Continue reading

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Brilliant YInMn Blues – came out of the Blue

As a chemist, for me the chemistry of YInMn Blue is fascinating at the atomic level, but as an artist to combine white, pale yellow and black and produce BRILLIANT BLUES, albeit under extreme conditions, is a Mas Subramanian feat … Continue reading

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