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Colored draperies are begun like tlie draperies in monochrome, a Cat general tint touched up again at once with the same tint to give strength to the shadows. There is nothing prettier than pink drapery shaded with blue, and yellow shaded with pink or capucine red. White dra^iery is begun w ith an extremely light-grey, mixed with green. Whites are reserved, that is, the greatest possible part of the china is left bare without paint to ionn the lights.

The beginner will do well if she paints a subject with several figures in it, to ascertain which colors throw back, and which bring forward. In the foreground, light colors; white, pink, light blue, lilac. In the middle ground, blue, green, purple and red are used. For the background there are dark blue, brown and dark green.

The ground is made with ivory yellow (tor the lights), bitumen, grey, and a little violet of iron. Trunk' of trees are begun with yellow-grey, greenish-grey, and bitumen.

The palette, set complete for figure subjects, includes the following colors: Chinese white, sky-blue, light sky-blue, darK blue, deep ultramarine Victoria blue, blue No. 29, (special for porcelain scales on earthenware), brown No. 3, bitumen, brown No. 4 or 17, yellow-brown, deep red -brown, sepia, light carmn.e A, carmine No. 2, deep carmine No. 3, light grey No. l,grey No. 2, neutral grev, russet or warm grey, silver yellow, permanent yellow, ivory yellow, (4? of Sevres), yellow for mixing, (il of Sevres), crimson lake, raven black, iridium black, yellow ochre, purple No. 2, crimson purple, deep purple, capucii.e red, flesh No. 1, flesh No. 2, deep flesh, orange red, grass green No. 5, brown-green No. fi, dark green No. 7, deep blue-green, deep enrome green, apple green, sap green, violet of iron, light violet of gold.


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