It has been a few weeks since I posted a colour challenge but I have been continuing to play with my acrylic paints.
This week, I was focused on finding a spectrum of shades and tones in my scrap stash. Since I was experimenting with adding gray (or grey) to colour, this graphic was especially amusing to me. Continue reading Colour Challenge – shades of gray
As we have already seen, there is not one colour wheel but a variety for different uses. There is no set number of sections or even foundation colours. What colour wheels – also known as colour circles – have in common is that they are used to show relationships between colours or groups of colour. Continue reading Colour Challenge 3: The Colour Wheel
Welcome to week 2 of my working with colour challenge. This week, I’m challenge you to play with tints, shades and tones of your chosen hues. Continue reading Colour Challenge 2: Tint, Tone, Shade
Recently, I have had a number of discussions with different quilters about their difficulties choosing colours for their projects. This seems to be a recurring source of confusion for many. People have a number of ways to avoid the frustration including using the same colours as a pattern, buying fabric in collections or pre-cuts or recruiting friends or fabric store staff to help. In fact, they may not even think about colour unless it is time to assemble materials for a specific project, either from new fabric or from an existing stash. Continue reading Colour challenge 1