I just loved the colors on this Fiesta Ware. I got the cup & saucer at Mindy & Clyde's Cupboard Company in Santa Fe. Check it out if you ever get there. Mindy & Clyde are two Jack Russell Terriers owned by the owner, a wonderful woman named Eiko. I could have loaded up a truck in this place. Later I'll do another cup I bought there, a gorgeous green Harlequin cup. I mentioned to someone that in these paintings (as of the last post) I'm struggling with extremely thick white - which is resisting my efforts to thin it down with Gamsol. It's an old tube of paint, Permalba, which I used to love because of it's buttery, creamy consistancy. Lately (my last 3 tubes) the paint's been thicker, and the reps at Jerry's Artarama where I got it say I'm the only one to notice. I figure one, maybe two tubes, and it could be the batch. Three tubes, and - 'Bye-bye'. I'm back to Utrecht, except when I travel, when I like Galkyd White because it helps everything dry faster.
Hopefully the brushwork on this is more 'confident', though. On the next post, which I may not even put up, I almost tossed the panel away because the white paint was so hard to work with. You'll see.Pin It