About our Basic Palette

Basic Palette

The Basic Palette consists of hues: Cool Red (Crimson), Yellow Ochre (Yellow Oxide), Yellow (Cadmium Yellow), Cool Blue (Pthalo Blue).
White is used to lower chroma and lighten tone. We regard white as a 'mixer' rather than a basic hue. In a sense white is a very light grey.
Primary colours: Red, Yellow, Blue
Our basic pallete consists of the Primary Colours arranged according to the Chevreul Colour Wheel
To the primaries we add Orange and Yellow Ochre
We usually add Orange
Basic Palette and orange applied impasto.
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