Wednesday, 24 March 2010
(24" x 36", oil on canvas)
While I originally had a white plate in the background, I swapped it for the red one at the last minute. While the white suited my morning theme better, the red raised the colour excitement to a new high. I have learned that it is often better to let my heart dictate decisions and leave my head to more mundane affairs.
While placing my last order for supplies I mistakenly ordered Ultramarine Blue GS (green shade) instead of my usual French Ultramarine Blue... and what a happy mistake this turned out to be! Rather than return it, I thought I'd give it a try. The bright, fresh greens in this piece are made using this new blue and I have now added this colour to my palette.
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