Oh, Mom, These Colors are Soooo 70s

black cat with paints
Can't we get some more interesting colors?

Mr. Sunshine rolls his eyes at the box of gouaches as I prepare to work on an illustration.

I admit, they are from my college days, but the primaries and secondaries and black, white and gray are just pretty basic colors. I think he preferred the brighter and fluorescent colors I used to paint Lucy’s illustrations. So did I, but most things start with this palette.


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One thought on “Oh, Mom, These Colors are Soooo 70s

  • August 3, 2010 at 1:44 pm

    Nothing wrong with the 70’s colors.


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