Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Red Velvet tulips

22x30 watercolor of close view or macro red tulips; some had light yellow green variegated petals.  This is painted on 140 lb cold press paper wet in wet using 2" wide brush and lots of Daniel Smith reds.


christiane fortin said...

Full spring ahead! Kay I love the colors which one did you use.

Kay Smith said...

Thank you, Christiane! I used Daniel Smith: Anthraquinoid red, alizarin crimson, pyrrol crimson, perylene red, carmine, most of the quinacridones; Grumbacher true red.
I mixed greens using aureolin yellow, prussian blue and UB.