After last week’s post about liquid colored light I’ve wondered if you could mix them and how they might be used in art. Piped through a mesh of glass tubing? Trapped in chambers left inside glass objects? In clothing dyes — once the materials are less toxic.
Here are some coloring strategies you can’t source at an art supply house.
OK, I got hooked last week at the liquid luminous color, but finished the thought yesterday seeing the intelligent and subtle color effects obtained by profesonal fruit carvers. Peel, underflesh, colored flesh.
Here you have a wee pinch of color strategies available to the artist. One hundred blogposts couldn’t do justice to them all.
Color’s one of the most luxurious of sensations. I started by painting my house modernist white from first floor on up. Whoa, depressing. Now there are rooms from apricot to deep purple, yellowgreen to mild magenta, yowsa red to vivid lemon. The heart soars here now.