Colorful Fridays–Soapy Violet Make-up

“A color is as strong as the impression it creates.” Ivan Le Lorraine Albright (from Susie Gadea) Organic mineral compounded Manganese Violet is short on talk from artists.  Few have much to say about this rich reddish purple and direct compliment of Chromium Green. Manganese Violet has been around since 1868 where it was first… Continue reading Colorful Fridays–Soapy Violet Make-up

Colorful Fridays–“Green” Rose Brown

“In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present.” Sir Frances Bacon (from the Painter’s Keys) Mix cinnamon, ginger and chocolate and you will come up with a color very close to Burnt Sienna, (not to be confused with the rock band, Burnt Sienna).  However, you may not want to… Continue reading Colorful Fridays–“Green” Rose Brown

Experimenting Experimenters

“Let us see how high we can fly before the sun melts the wax in our wings.”         Edward O. Wilson (from The Painters Keys) Many artists are experimenters who constantly search for new ways to express themselves through their art.  They look for new techniques.  They try different media.  Some even come… Continue reading Experimenting Experimenters