Colorful Fridays-Essentially Red

Click the links for a look back at the main reds used by most artists, for a bit of history and a few tips. Wallet Friendly Fire-engine Red Expensive Wormy  Insect Red The Invisible Color of Harmonious War Incredible Inedible Yellow-reds The Rosy Red Sisters The Queen’s Red

Colorful Fridays–Incredible Inedible Yellow Reds

“There is no blue without yellow and orange.”  Vincent Van Gogh (from Brainyquote) Impressionist and Post-Impressionist painters preferred heavy applications of opaque paints.  Among the favored paints of the Impressionists and Post-Impressionists were the cadmium family of yellows, reds and oranges.  The cadmiums make rich, strong dominant colors in any painting.  Fears of toxicity withContinue reading “Colorful Fridays–Incredible Inedible Yellow Reds”