Below are some resources suggested to Koo Schadler by fellow painters. Several of the websites have helpful articles on light and lighting, and most companies are willing to discuss technical issues over the phone.
Companies specializing in full-spectrum lighting:
• BlueMax Lighting: www.bluemaxlighting.com, 888/574-7014
• Daylight: www.us.daylightcompany.com, 866/329-5444
• Full Spectrum Solutions: www.fullspectrumsolutions.com, 888/574-7014
• Lumiram Electric Corporation: www.lumiram.com, 800/354-1044
• Ott-Lite Technology: www.ottlite.com, 800/842-8848
• Verilux: www.verilux.net, 888/544-4865
• Duro-Test (Vita-Lite): www.duro-test.com, 800/289-3876
Companies that sell an array of lights and fixtures:
• Betterbulbs: www.betterbulb.com, 301/512-0340
• 1000 Bulbs: www.1000bulbs.com, 800/624-4488
• Sylvania: www.sylvania.com, 978/777-1900
Websites with explanations of lighting principles and terms:
• www.energysavers.gov: Click on the “Lighting and Daylighting” section.
• srmi.biz/Tips.Lighting.htm: This is the website for Saturn Resource Management, a private company that works on energy conservation. They offer concise, helpful writings on lighting.
The October 2010 issue of The Artist’s Magazine
Click here for a peek at the table of contents for the October issue of The Artist’s Magazine.
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