giovedì 31 gennaio 2013

colour theory - swatches + watercolour washes

"burnt umber + perylene green" 
colour swatches (mixing in palette)  +  wet in wet watercolour washes

"burnt umber + perylene green" 
colour swatches + wash

At the start of January Maggie Latham generously started colour tutorials on her blog, the link is below : Maggie also made a series of very interesting interviews about Artist who blog
 Artist to Artist about role of colour in there work and influences  

 Maggie Latham's Free Tutorials  

...posting  my colour swatches and  watercolour washes of just one of the combinations I particularly liked   burnt umber + perylene green 

10 commenti:

Pat ha detto...

I am struck not only by the beauty of your work, but by your neatness!
Will go look at Maggie's blog xx

Cynthia Schelzig ha detto...

Lovely exercises for Maggie's tutorial. I have been following it too. Have a great day!

Maggie Latham ha detto...

Jane these are awesome! Love these...... Isn't it wonderful to just explore colour for the sake of colour.......

Sergio DS ha detto...

Thank you for your pictures and the link.

Sandra Busby ha detto...

The two larger ones look like little paintings in their own right! Lovely :0)

Michele Bajona ha detto...

grazie Jane

Studio at the Farm ha detto...

These colors are so wonderful together. And thank you for the tip on Maggie's blog. I am off to check it out.

Arena Shawn ha detto...

Thanks for sharing this lovely color combination. I especially loved the wet-in-wet effects you created in the wash...

JANE MINTER ha detto...

do go and look at maggie's blog pat...masking tapeis great to sub - divide a sheet :)

cynnie know you have ..very good exercises ..have a good week

oh thanks maggie for looking ...definately ... the wet in wet washes made my day ..i love this combination .

that's ok sergio

sandra thankyou ... you back paintng yet ?

michele grazie mille

katharyn hope you do ... pery green is a favorite of mine

hi arena thankyou for your kind comment ... thanks for liking my FB page ..your florals and wet in wet landscapes are super .

Laura Moore ha detto...

These are fab Jane. Maggie has set a lot of us on this lovely road recently.