I recall our former conversations on this Enion
, and I suppose it slipped my mind as perhaps painting as many landscapes as I do I haven't really seen this white warming cold colors up property all that much. In fact, most of the cold colors are dark in value, and have to be lightened...at least in my work, so that the order of darks coming nearer to the viewer and lights receding take advantage of depth illusion.
In that regard...it may well be a warmer cool...but hasn't registered as such in my mind, as I read such more in terms of values going back. Not to be argumentive but simply explain why it hasn't registered for me as yet.
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...I don't have any inclination really to have earth tones on my palette such as umbers or siennas..though many swear by them. In my need for ease and speed painting plein air, I bring only the essential and umbers and siennas I can make. Making a good Naples with limited palette is not so easy...and finds itself often in the mix, so very convenient to have. Whether tinting, making more interesting neutrals, or purer to suggest a natural inclusive color of the locale. Can't get away from the stuff....
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Yep...I do remember your castle Mikey
...yes, Naples makes many interesting variations of greens, violets, nice reddish creams or oranges. Just nice stuff...!
I've been doing these one a days many are doing, as exercises, 5x7...and did a banana yesterday with Cheerios...and Naples played a major role in my shadows and rendering...as well as my background. If interested....I put a WIP on it....
Painting it without Naples would have not nearly come with the ease this piece came about....
the WIP is the lower 2/3's of the page...
In fact, having used Naples Yellow, Mikey...you'll quickly see how the other two incidentals (one a days) on that same page worked out well with Naples on the palette.