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.

2 comments:

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.