Saturday, 5 April 2014

Mixing Greens with Warm and Cool Yellows

To understand the temperature of the yellow hue family more fully, I devised the following exercise for myself.  All these leaves were painted using Prussian blue and various yellows.  Cool yellows produce fresh acidic greens and warm yellows produce earthy greens. 


 





7 comments:

  1. Just the sort of thing I like to do...maybe not on this scale though! Thanks for sharing.

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  2. Great exercise, Laura! I have a lot of these exercises that I keep in a folder for when I need a reminder.

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  3. Something that I keep meaning to do and really must give myself a kick to get it done as it can be so useful and you have made it so clear as to how you went about it and the results that you got so thank you it could be just the shove that I needed

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  4. wonderful idea to just use one blue with the different yellows. I forget how valueable these lessons can be. thanks for the reminder

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  5. Great exercise! I always am glad after I make a color chart, but just don't do it often enough.

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  6. Laura - this is a great lesson and I am certainly going to give it a try. I think too sticking with just one blue to mix your yellows kept it simple too...I love this idea. You are so good to share it too dear one. Have a great day. (Also thanks for your wonderful thoughts for Sarge. ) Hugs!

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  7. I really admire you taking the time to experiment in this way Laura. It shows in your work that you put in the effort to do these exercises. I should do the same but never seem to get around to it.

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