alizarin crimson


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Synonyms for alizarin crimson

any of various acid dyes

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The red could also be cadmium red light, the medium, cadmium red dark or alizarin crimson.
I apply some yellow ochre top right, then ultramarine mixed with a touch of alizarin crimson.
Making a mix of ultramarine blue, alizarin crimson and burnt sienna, I put it on fairly boldly in the foreground but added a little more water as I went further into the distance.
For the big hill on the left I used more green, then added ultramarine blue mixed with a touch of alizarin crimson with a little burnt sienna to create a warm shadow.
While still wet I popped a touch of alizarin crimson into the blue and placed some underneath the clouds to suggest shadow.
The only figure with a hint of colour is the person with the dog, to which I added a tiny touch of weak Alizarin crimson.
For the distance I apply, with a few light strokes of the 11/2ins brush, a weak mix of cobalt blue and light red with a touch of alizarin crimson.
For the windows, shadow and tiny details, I used my shadow mix of ultramarine blue, alizarin crimson and burnt sienna.
For the lifebelt I put a couple of strokes of alizarin crimson and left the rest white paper.