Colorful Impressions in Oil by Fine Art Painter Laurel Alanna McBrine
Hello Laurel, thanks for the comment on my blog. I love your landscapes. I doing plan on doing my own soon...like very soon. I may have to skimp on the easel in order to get my new brushes and such but it's going to get started. And which greens are you finding works best for you? I'll be using oils...
Hi Crystal,Thanks for coming by!For this painting I used just three colors - Ultramarine Blue, a Red (similar to Cadmium Red Medium, one that does not lean to either orange or purple) and Cadmium Yellow Light - so I actually didn't use any green. I do paint with a green or two on my palette on occasion, depending on the subject, but I don't really have a favorite. I think greens right out of the tube usually need some modification, especially as it relates to natural subjects like grass and leaves.I am going to do a post about inexpensive alternatives to easels, so check it out!
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