Nameless, and the MO’s text allows me to dwell on a fairly shameless and sentimental combination of colours (and surface treatment) mirroring actual decay on doors and wooden signs fixed to buildings. I was tempted to start with a classic ‘primer’ of white or red, followed by subsequent ‘coats’ of exactly the same colour Continue reading “Nameless”

Milking It

With ‘Milking It’ I felt very drawn into making a starting colour choice based on personal memories of growing up in the early 60s and recalling the types of colours on cars, furniture, household objects etc. I recall our own milkman and his milk round. His vehicle (and the livery of the local milk company) was a dusky, pastel colour.

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