Category Archives: colour

reds in the sun

I have a bunch of nice reds – reddish purples and the sun and light made it tempting to compare them side by side in the sun. I’ve used a brush and a Lamy Safari EF on a Rhodia pad. … Continue reading

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These are samples of traditional paint based on iron oxide and/or linseed oil. I love these warm, earthy colours that makes the monochrome landscape come alive and love this unusual way of displaying samples in natural light. The photos were … Continue reading

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