t's actually, by definition, a darkish BLUE colour somewhere between blue and purple... I like to think of it as dark velvet, or night sky, or maybe one of those amazing pansies.
But did you know that Indigo is actually a natural dye. It's naturally formed...
The best way to get used to your colours is to start with only 3.
But the second best way to get used to your colours is to play around with them.
Strangely, different colours feel different on your brush. Some are claggier than others,
So, what do you do when you have an unlovely collection of failed paintings? Do you
A) persist and work at it slavishly until your brush is worn out?
B) feel positive that you can get over the hump and put it aside for a bit of consideration?
C) throw your hands in th...
Maybe you have issues with fiddling at the end, with too many colours, with tone, with subject, or with mid painting confusion like me...
Think about it. What do you always 'complain' to yourself about when you're painting? What can you do about that?