The Chemistry of Paints and Painting is a free textbook on chemical aspects of painting. See the editorial for more information....

Download and Release History

If you are interested in using a local copy of The Chemistry of Paints and Painting you can download it as an HTML-Help file:
[2011-01-23] Release 0.70 [1.2 MB]
The zip archive contains the entire ebook as an HTMLhelp file.
After downloading please unpack the zip archive and
double click the file "church_paintchem.chm" to open the ebook


Following is the release history of The Chemistry of Paints and Painting:

Release Date Remarks
0.70 2011-01-23 Index pages now include a link to the VIAS library search form. JavaScript bug in index pages fixed. Index improved.
0.60 2010-12-30 Several spelling errors fixed (caused by faulty OCR). Broken links fixed. Index improved. The chapter "Canvas" rearranged to better reflect the structure of the original book. Several footnotes have been misplaced. The glossary pages Plaster and Gesso have been stream-lined.
0.50 2010-12-28 First version published.
0.01 2010-12-23 First implementation for testing purposes only.


Last Update: 2011-01-23