Monthly Archives: February 2016

Two of a kind…

Same scene – 2 more paintings, 2 more colours* – Prussian blue and brown madder *well almost and cobalt blue and light red (and a touch of raw sienna). Maybe light red was the wrong red – would cadmium red have worked … Continue reading

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It just takes two…

… colours that is. An experiment in just using 2 colours and one picture. Changes values and emphasis. Some subtleties are lost in the scanning. First one in Indigo and Cadmium Red (and a tiny touch of Raw Sienna in … Continue reading

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Lessons 4 & 5…

Lessons 4 & 5 – indigo and cerulean blues. Both cool, indigo opaque, cerulean semi-opaque. This is an interesting way to learn about the colours and how they work together, limited palette, minimal drawing, wet-in-wet (and fingers crossed!) and taking me … Continue reading

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