Blue

16 Oct

blue.edd.10.12.2013

Mixed ultramarine blue with a variety of different colors and created this design.  Blue was the base color for all these combinations.  Thought it was kinda groovy.  So, what kind of blue are you?

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28 Responses to “Blue”

  1. Patricia Awapara October 16, 2013 at 8:18 pm #

    I love this painting! not only helps us understand how color behaves but makes a great art piece!!! 😀

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  2. Maggie October 16, 2013 at 8:26 pm #

    I am definitely a turquoise and a Lake Michigan on a calm day blue. Beautiful piece. I love it. How great it would look on my wall. Is your work for sale? Thank you for following my blog. I appreciate it so much.

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    • said-simply October 16, 2013 at 8:38 pm #

      Maggie, thank you for your comment. I am honored by your interest in this piece. I would be glad to make it available to you. Let me know how best to contact you. I enjoyed visiting your blog as well, and plan to be back soon.

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  3. marina kanavaki October 16, 2013 at 10:02 pm #

    It is ‘kinda groovy’ in a soft and elegant way!! 🙂

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  4. thehumansarah October 17, 2013 at 4:22 am #

    I can be all of these is 24 hours. I think too much

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  5. Java Girl October 17, 2013 at 4:34 am #

    This is a beautiful piece. I really like it a lot! I’m an aquamarine (soft) kind of girl. I’ve been to the Bahamas and other islands and the water color there reflects how I am as a person. Great match up with the colors and hues. You’re very talented! How big is your canvas for this picture?

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    • said-simply October 17, 2013 at 4:37 am #

      I paint exclusively in watercolors. This painting is in 6″ x 9″ format. I would be glad to reproduce it in larger format. Thanks for your comment, your feedback is greatly valued!

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    • said-simply October 17, 2013 at 4:37 am #

      I can only imagine how beautiful the water is there!

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      • Java Girl October 17, 2013 at 4:47 am #

        It’s gorgeous! I oilpaint when I have time, but doing water colors takes incredible talent. I want to try doing a watercolor painting of a Japanese flower. I love Japanese water color paintings! So delicate and mysterious. I have to go to bed now. It was nice chatting with you! 🙂 We’ll chat soon again!

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      • said-simply October 17, 2013 at 4:57 am #

        I totally agree about Japanese paintings. They are infinitely elegant. I’d love to see some of your work. It’ll be nice to chat again soon. Nite!

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      • Java Girl October 19, 2013 at 5:13 am #

        I love Picasso, so I like bright colors, but soft inspirational and poetic Japanese paintings also capture my attention. Sorry I’m commenting late. I had a very, very busy day today. Hope you had a nice day!

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      • said-simply October 19, 2013 at 10:03 pm #

        Picasso’s use of color was genius. Japanese art’s more subtle use of color is lovely and very appealing to me!

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      • Java Girl October 19, 2013 at 11:39 pm #

        Yes, so the water colors are gorgeous with the Japanese paintings. Do you have a favorite?

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      • said-simply October 19, 2013 at 11:56 pm #

        One called river and cherry blossoms by Hayashi. Beautiful!

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  6. mtphotoii October 17, 2013 at 8:55 pm #

    That is neat! Some of them don’t look blue at all.

    I think I like all kinds of blues – the slate color blue all the way up to midnight blue.

    : )

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    • said-simply October 17, 2013 at 8:57 pm #

      Thanks for your comment. I’m always amazed at how colors behave once you apply them to whatever surface you’re working with.

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  7. Shell October 18, 2013 at 12:25 am #

    Contemplating my blue…deeply so;)

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  8. said-simply October 18, 2013 at 12:28 am #

    We all have a blue don’t we! I appreciate you taking a look.

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  9. Himani B October 19, 2013 at 3:04 pm #

    love this! simple yet elegant 🙂

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  10. Oldest Daughter Redheaded Sister October 22, 2013 at 7:46 pm #

    I’d say I am a blue-green right now. I’m feeling a bit envious of your artistic ability. 🙂 You have a gift. Thanks for reading one of my posts. I follow quite a few artist’s blogs. I follow because I cannot do…again, envy. I need to work on that. Blessings!

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    • said-simply October 22, 2013 at 7:58 pm #

      Thank you for reflecting on your “blue.” Also your comment is very kind and much appreciated. I view lots of other artist’s blogs and am breathtaken by the amazing array of talent I see. I let that drive my desire to grow and evolve as an artist.

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  11. Jess October 23, 2013 at 1:49 pm #

    Beautiful hues

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  12. Laura (Createarteveryday) August 25, 2015 at 8:03 pm #

    I really like this. I did something really similar in July called “Kerfe inspired” – for a blogger friend. Then I splattered all over it. Yours is a bit more behaved but I really like it. The grid composition is a really great one. I need to experiment more with that one.

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