Sunday, March 26, 2017

ORANGE STAR FLOWER

Orange star flower is a neat little flower that blooms for quite a while.  I think it's a bulb flower but mine hasn't come back out yet.  It's a brilliant orange that I tried about twenty different mixes to get any where near the right hue.  This is last years study of the flower.  I'm almost out of last years studies to share!  I'll be caught up. 


Dianne Sutherland Ball (incredible artist and teacher) recommended "scarlet lake or pyrrole red plus transparent yellow or Windsor yellow" while fellow artist and also one of her students (we're in the same online class) sys she used "scarlet lake with Windsor lemon added for brightness"....   so many choices and ideas. 

More on Dianne's classes later....

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