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Ogden Rood

Ogden Nicholas Rood (3 February 1831 Danbury, Connecticut – 12 November 1902 Manhattan) was an American physicist best known for his work in color theory.

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  • The advance from drawing to painting should be gradual , and no serious attempts in colour should be made until the student has obtained proficiency in outline and in light and shade. If the artist cannot draws objects in a rather masterly way there is no point in his attempting colour.
    • Students' Text-book of Color; Or, Modern Chromatics, with Applications to Art and Industry. New York: D. Appleton and Company. 1881.

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