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Sunday, April 18, 2010

Hollyhocks~Experimental Palette


I've always wanted to try this sort of two tone palette...one color that will give me a full range of values and another as an accent color. Daler/Rowney Payne's grey is my main color and DS Pyrrol orange is the accent or 'pop' color. I like working with a limited palette so why not take it to the next level? Not sure if I like it, though. It's too soon to tell. Also I want to mention I'm working on white matboard.

I'm also currently cleaning mini blinds, a chore I hate with a passion. I had to have the blinds with ladder tape so I can't throw them in the tub and spray them clean. Oh no....that would've been too easy. Nope, I'm wiping each individual blade, one at a time. I'm taking frequent breaks though and working on this painting in the 'tween time.

2 comments:

cabap said...

Great job Billie !!!!
hugs,
jan :)

Billie Crain said...

Thanks, Jan.:)