oil paintings and photography by Amber Honour

Tag: color theory

Fourth Yellow Onion & Why I Decided to Stop Using Alizarin Crimson

Fourth Yellow Onion & Why I Decided to Stop Using Alizarin Crimson

  There isn’t much to say about this painting. It’s the 4th of 9 yellow onion paintings I’m working on. It didn’t give me much trouble, but most of my paintings lately haven’t. I think I’ve officially reached a point where I can quickly and […]

Mixing a Nice Purple

Mixing a Nice Purple

It’s been a while since I’ve painted some still lifes. In college and for a while after, I almost exclusively painted still lifes. I enjoyed painting them, but didn’t have an audience for them at the time. I’m ready for another go though.┬áMy still life […]

A New Color Can Make All The Difference

A New Color Can Make All The Difference

Getting a new red spurred me to paint this painting. I really wanted to test out the new color before using it in the Fisher Towers painting. I didn’t see the sense in trying and potentially failing and adding more frustration on a painting I’m […]