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Painting the Purple Iris

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Some rather gaudy Purple Irises serve as willing subjects for working wet-in-wet and glazing for bright, colorful, results.

Materials used:

Brushes

  • 1 1/2″ (381mm) Flat Winsor & Newton Series 965
  • 1″ Grumbacher Aquarelle Flat Red Sable
  • #12 Winsor & Newton Series 7 Red Sable
  • #10 Winsor & Newton Series 820 Red Sable
  • #6 Grumbacher Watercolor Classic Paints
  • Sap Green
  • Hooker’s Green Dark
  • Pthalocyanine Blue
  • Cobalt Blue
  • Dioxazine Purple
  • Alizarin Crimson
  • Permanent Rose
  • Raw Sienna
  • Burnt Umber

Paper

  • Spiral Pad (11″ x 14″) Canson #140 cold pressed

Miscellaneous

  • #2 Pencil
  • Kneaded Eraser
  • Palette – Your choice. Mine is an old Robert E. Wood model.
  • Water container (2) and water
  • Hair dryer (optional)