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Chromophilia: Explorations in Color: Finding Images

This is a research guide for Ann Pibal's course Chromophilia: Explorations in Color (VA4215.01)


Searching in Artstor is a great way to get visual inspiration for your designs through objects and art. One advantage of ArtStor is you can zoom in very closely on the image and look at the details.

Play around with different search ideas and see what you can find!

Basic Search

  • Keyword search pigment
  • Keyword search "color palette"
  • Keyword search "color wheel"

Go to Advanced Search

  • Keyword search cobalt and select the classification "architecture and city planning"

Examples from ArtStor

Search Digital Image Collections by Color