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An Essential Color for your Pastel Box

3 monthes ago   |   By Kem Studios

'Undiscovered Beauty' 16.5 x 9.5 pastel ©Karen Margulis available $175
When in doubt add some purple. This is advice that I take to heart. I probably have some form of violet in every painting. It comes naturally to me because it happens to be one of my favorite colors. My other favorite is turquoise. But I don't use violet just because I like it...I use it because it just works.
Violet can be a great unifier especially when used in a grayed down muted or neutral form. These gray violets are essential components to a successful landscape. They knit more intense colors together and allow...
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