Category: Colour Mixing

Feb 25 2016

Using Phthalo Blue for my background

This weeks subject for my classes is Snowdrops and over the past few weeks ideas about how to paint them have been going through my mind. At Art Club I had finished the piece I was working on and wanted something to do for a few minutes. Using a scrap piece of paper I quickly …

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Nov 11 2015

Another video on YouTube

I’m getting into the swing of it now – here’s another video on YouTube. This time I’m explaining how to paint Rose Hips in Watercolour using only four colours. For those of you who haven’t used them before Quinacridone Red is a bright transparent red. Indian Yellow is also transparent and similar in colour to …

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Nov 09 2015

Mixing a Green for Holly Leaves

I held my Christmas Theme classes last week so that those who wished to could have their paintings made into this years Christmas Card. There was lots of holly and ivy on the table for everyone to paint. However, we decided that getting the “right” colour of green for the holly was a bit difficult! …

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