I got some new (to me) blue colors in oil recently, and I wanted to compare them with ones I have been regularly using.
• The top row is thick application with a palette knife and a "drawdown" to thinner at the bottom.
• The 2nd & 3rd rows are tints (tube blue + titanium white)
• 4th row is pure paint applied with a brush
• Bottom row is each blue with just enough white to bring the color out. Many blues (and other colors) are so dark straight out of the tube that they appear back, or colorless.
|I tweaked this for color accuracy as much as possible, but it still lacks something compared to viewing in person|
My conclusions? Hmmmm..... Well, they all have their uses and tendencies.