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Old 03-14-2008, 05:32 PM
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Re: red dresses

COLOURS.......well, there you have me. I take the wrappers off my pastels, and mix 'em all together, then I was given a huge stack of pastels by someone who has given up painting, so all I can tell you is that there is a mix of cool and warm reds, some Schmincke, Rowneys, Unison, and one brilliant orange made by a french company. sorry cannot be more explanatory.

the main reason that the reds glow as much as they do, is to do with both colour and tonal contrasts. IRL the pic glows even more. there are many layers of colour, one over another, warms over cools and vice versa, to give depth and interest.

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