Category: flowers

Colorful Fridays-Essential Forgettable Dirty Yellow

Today’s Yellow Ochre is almost entirely made in a lab but don’t let that keep you from choosing this originally earth based paint in the painting of earth subjects.

Colorful Fridays-The Rosy Red Siblings

“Red is obviously such a stimulating color, it has so many connotations.”P.J. Harvey Quinacridone Red and its Quin siblings, Rose and Magenta, cannot call up an intriguing history. No ancient minerals or archaic farming practices discovered these beautiful bluish reds. No Old Masters can… Continue Reading “Colorful Fridays-The Rosy Red Siblings”

And then there were three

Drawing in the details before painting of a second and third flower is a great way to add to a previously finished painting

Drawing expansion

Adding to painting can be done with a minimum of risk following these simple steps.

Colorful Fridays-The Queen’s Red

A wonderful dark red but it pays to read the label before buying. Not all Alizarin Crimsons are created equal.

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