Colorful Fridays–Expensive, Wormy, Insect Red

“A good painter needs only three colors, black, white and red.” Titian (from The Painter’s Keys) Older than Ultramarine from Lapis Lazuli, probably as old as ivory Black, the warm orange-red known as Vermilion has ancient roots. From Chinese laquerware to the villas of Pompeii to illuminated manuscripts and more, Vermilion was the red anchorContinue reading “Colorful Fridays–Expensive, Wormy, Insect Red”