Colorful Fridays–The Yellows

“Some painters transform the sun into a yellow spot, others transform a yellow spot into the sun.” Pablo Picasso Colorful Fridays has reached a turning point where the majority of single colors have been covered.  Colorful Fridays will begin color mixes after recapping the colors we have covered.  Here are the yellows: Healthy Love InspiringContinue reading “Colorful Fridays–The Yellows”

Colorful Fridays–Everything’s Coming Up Orchids

“A captivating harmony of fuchsia, purple and pink undertones, Radiant Orchid emanates great love, joy and health.” Leatrice Eiseman executive director, Pantone Color Institute Frantically searching through paint boxes, “Radiant Orchid” is nowhere to be found. No “Radiant Orchid” in the watercolor box or the oil box. Can’t find it in the pastels either. HorrorContinue reading “Colorful Fridays–Everything’s Coming Up Orchids”

Colorful Fridays–Red-less Monkey Yellow

“Happiness is Gamboge, ennui is grey…” Jonathan Meades (The Times of London by Wordsmith.org) The most beautiful warm glowing yellows in paintings are often the result of the liberal use of the orangey yellow Gamboge.  So warm and glowing is this color that it is said to be used to dye the robes of certainContinue reading “Colorful Fridays–Red-less Monkey Yellow”