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My favorite color is not just blue, because there are so many blues. Like this Polish Pottery I saw last weekend in Auburn, California
Isn’t it pretty? Kind of a French Ultramarine Blue. Lately I have been painting much with a Cerulean Blue,
whereas before my ultra favorite blue to paint with was Ultramarine. This 16 x 20 oil is of Teneya Lake in Yosemite National Park in California. One of my vacation paintings.
The blue that is very fashionable this year I call azur. A blue with green in it, in the dress of my then toddler grandchild.
A very mysterious blue is indigo, so dark that it is leaning against black. The dark parts of the sky in this small oil I did after I had a dream about a friend is indigo. The gist of the dream was “If you play, they will come” -a variant of the movie with Kevin Costner.
But my favorite kind of blue is one that is leaning toward periwinkle, a blue mixed with purple and grey.
A photo taken by Jacob Stoker, who at 65 started photography!
I love the unassuming little wildflowers! This pic is also taken by Jacob. Now I know that there is still Phthalo blue, and Antwerp blue, Prussion blue and Winsor blue, and so on, and so forth, but these are the blues I tend to choose first.