University of Portland Bulletin 2019-2020

CHM 105 Chemistry in Art

The study of chemistry in a variety of art forms. Some topics covered: frescoes, pigments, metal etching, thin film coloring, bronze statuary, glass etching, cyanotypes, photography, pigments, dyes, and analytical techniques to identify pigments in paintings. Students work on numerous hands-on activities during class. Research papers, literature searching, and a final student-designed project are important parts of the course. Fee:$70

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