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Painting With a Limited Gouache Palette

Thursday, June 27, 2013

A Secondary Tale floral painting by Joanie Springer

secondary palette limited with gouache paints
It can get a little wild once you move away from choosing a random Yellow, Red and Blue paint.

This time I chose a secondary triad for my painting with a limited palette ….. so here’s a bit of a refresher for those of you who might be new to color theory.

The primary colors are Yellow, Red and Blue.

The secondary colors are mixes of each of the primaries:

yellow + red = orange
red + blue = purple
blue + yellow = green
So our secondary colors are Orange, Purple and Green and these are the gouache pigments that I used.

secondary-palette-of-gouache



MY NOTES
That’s what I chose for this painting….more out of curiousity than anything else…and this is what I came up with.  Fairly wild and free and a tad bit garish floral still life with lots of spunk and personality, don’t you think? I did doodle a wee bit with neocolor 2 crayons at end. My intuition was shouting “dash of blue”.
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A Secondary Tale - original gouache painting by Joanie Springer,

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