I thought it would be appropriate to use this photo I took several years ago of the bouquet that my boss received for Valentines Day from her husband. (Yes, I played with image in Photoshop!) I also thought it would give me a good challenge if I selected colors that were not basic straight-out-of-the-package Premo! colors. You can easily see Premo! Fuchsia, Sunset, Spanish Olive, Wasabi, Ecru and Blush pretty much right out of the package.
First week mix and BAM! I have a new color crush: Jungle! (Yes, I know, my color crushes are as stable as a teenage girl with a Tiger Beat magazine!) Jungle is like the latest version in[caption id="attachment_23106" align="alignleft" width="300"] I used Jungle! for the bezels on my seascapes[/caption]
a grand tradition of greens that goes back to Premo! Sea Green and Promat Green. I think it's actually closer to the Promat color (Promat predated Premo!-super smooth, super strong, limited colors and it didn't cane - as I recall in my antique memory). In fact, I love it so much I've been using it as the bezel for my crazy seascape mini-paintings.
So the first thing I noticed when I started mixing Jungle! (I'm sorry, the exclamation is not supposed to be there, but I dig it) is that it plays very nicely in mixes. I can see uses for everyone of these mixes with White. The 1:1 and the 8:1 are beautiful colors and the 3 others are beautiful shades. To me, the White takes Jungle! from something dark and mysterious to something lighter (duh) and really peaceful. I really should mix it with Ecru and see what happens as well. Hmmmmm....I AM heading to the clay table right now....
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