Cobalt Teal Blue in Flowers

Floral  Watercolor paintings created in a free and colorful impressionist approach; one is ‘hot’  and one is ‘cool.’   Cobalt Teal Blue pg50  Daniel Smith is my key ingredient….no surprise to many of you!

 

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Yesterdays Bouquet

 

Yesterday’s Bouquet,  has a pop of Cobalt Teal Blue pg50 watercolor paint as a perfect complement to the mass orange scarlet of the flowers painted from Floral Motif.

With all that scarlet,  this has a very warm temperature bias.

 

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Azaleas in CTB

 

These ‘Azaleas in CTB’, (cobalt teal blue pg50)   were  featured in my post  Spring Flowers Azaleas.

Spring Azaleas has a dominance of greens and blues, making this have a definite “Cool”  bias to it.

 

Can you tell the difference now between the 2;  warm vs.  cool?

 

 

 

Cobalt Teal Blue watercolor by Daniel Smith  is one of my best loved paints.

Refreshing.

Cooling.

Tranquil.

 

 

 

I find cobalt teal blue pg50,  so  Beguiling  and playful;     Magical  in the Mornings,  and versatile for just about anything I can imagine.

 

Try it…….

You’ll fall in love with cobalt teal blue too!

 

 

 

 

 

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29 comments

  1. I love Daniel Smith watercolors and that is the only brand I use. I’ll have to check out the Cobalt teal blue…..it is scrumptious! what do you mean by pg 50? am I missing something? You inspire me to learn to be more playful with watercolors. Maybe I should have a “Debi Riley inspired watercolor day” have you in mind and see what I come up with! 🙂

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    • (RE pg50)
      signifies the ingredients a paint is made from….
      Pigment Green 50 pg50 this tells you its not! a hue. not a cheap substitute. manufacturers now list the Pigment # on the tube.
      we artists, need to educate ourselves to not use Fugitive paints, nor hues, filled with rubbish.
      imo cheers, Debi

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      • now I understand….I have avoided that part of the “knowing” because it seemed so complicated. I need to get educated and start being aware. I do look at the ratings of permanence and whatnot but never the pigment # and understanding exactly what it ensues. Thank you for the clarification. 🙂

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  2. Wonderful paintings Debi!
    I share your enjoyment of teal. Just love it. Funny isn’t it, how affected we are by colour?!
    The warm side beckons me 😜😜

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