MIXING YELLOWS. HOW TO MAKE SUBTLE COLOUR CHANGES WHEN MIXING YELLOWS TO CREATE A SENSE OF DISTANCE.
WE ARE GOING TO TAKE INSPIRATION FROM ONE OF CLAUDE MONET’S WATERLILY PAINTINGS
In painting we are creating the illusion of a 3D image onto a flat 2D surface. To achieve that we use colour changes. To create a sense of depth and make the water stretch off into the distance you will note that Monet makes subtle colour changes in his water lilies.