MGF Material Libraries

Andrew Glassner's Data

The data in this archive were lifted from Andrew Glassner's book, "Principles of Digital Image Synthesis," published by Morgan-Kaufmann. He and his publisher's offered this data into the public domain without warranty or recommendation, and they include the CIE standard illuminants, monitor phosphors, 4 elementary metals, the MacBeth Color Checker, and spectral measurements of 40 real objects. Click here to download.


These materials were adapted from 10nm data distributed from They include spectral data from Dupont sample paint chips, Munsell color checker chips and 170 real objects. Click here to download.

Sample Materials

These everyday materials were measured by Greg Ward with a hand-held Minolta CM-2002 spectrophotometer around his neighborhood. Click here to download.