Cool yellows are those that have a green bias. Cool yellows are those that have a green bias. It is useful to have one cool and one warm yellow in a split primary palette. When mixing with other colours, a cool yellow will make pure … Continue readingWhy is lemon yellow a ‘cold yellow’? (article by Mitch Albala) http://blog.mitchalbala.com/expanded-primaries-palette/
Earth’s only Natural harmonies It is simply not true that restricting the palette to earth colours only makes for dull brown paintings. • Yellow Ochre • Terra Cotta • Red Ochre • Raw and Burnt Sienna • Raw and Burnt Umber • Green Earth • … Continue readingColors that dance together, Ultramarine Blue and Burnt Sienna
It can attract attention, set a mood, and even influence our emotions and perceptions.But sometimes it can be hard to know where to start when choosing a color palette for your design project. According to color theory, harmonious color combinations use any two colors opposite … Continue readingColor makes a design come alive.
Pros and cons: oil paints vs. acrylics Oil paints have survived for hundreds of years, so their long-lasting quality is well known. They do tend to discolor with age, something that acrylics don’t seem to do, although acrylics haven’t been around long enough for us … Continue readingWhat’s up in the Wednesday class? / Pros and cons: oil paints vs. acrylics