Abstract B

When I first applied the Peacock blue and bismuth yellow today, I was struck by the color they made when they came together. I kept two pools of yellow relatively isolated. Not much of the original blue remained, however.  After this yellow-blue figure thoroughly dried, I dripped red directly to the blue areas. I did […]

In and Out of Focus

I played around with drips today, as I have for the past couple of days. I used a new combination of pigments, though: bismuth yellow and Peacock blue. I created an underpainting of bismuth yellow, edged with a bit of Indian yellow, a fairly unsaturated pigment, closer to orange than yellow. At the top of […]

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Today’s watercolor experiment: Among the art supplies I bought the other day were several shades of orange. I haven’t used orange pigments lately, so after my application the frisket masking fluid, to preserve the white space on my paper, I began my painting with Azo Orange (PO62) from M. Graham. I followed the contours of […]