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Colorful Fridays-Rich Man’s Blue

Artists, like Vermeer, who wanted the perfect blue paint had to choose the high cost of this blue made from a semi-precious mineral.

Colorful Fridays-Shady Green

For the perfect shadows in painting, viridian green is a must have for the paintbox.

Colorful Fridays-Sunset Yellow

Naples Yellow has been around for quite some time. It has been found in ceramic glazes of pottery found in ancient Babylon from 1500 B.C. Most of the Old Master’s worked with Naples Yellow.

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.

Colorful Fridays–Soapy Violet Make-up

The perfect violet for painting deep purple pansies.

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