Colour Window

Colours have fantastic names: Bubblegum pink, Gooseberry, Sunflower Symphony, Fuzzy peach, Harvest Oats, Smiling Yellow, Hot Terracotta, Midnight Iris, Clouded Pearl, Tiger Orange etc. However, as much as I love this aspect of colour, I am not very good at it. So, to help me I have collected paint swatches that I can match a fabric to and name it. To organise these swatches I made a colour board.

My house is over 100 years old and my front room (which doubles up as my working studio during the day) has a hole in the wall. This used to be a window before the flatlet, which is where I live, was built. I have used this ‘hole’ to create my ‘colour’ still life of paint swatches and dyes – like a window of colour.

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  1. Steffi says:

    Wow… your wall and colourful board looks fantastic! You are so creative!Really nice!Maybe next year Anne can see all your wonderful things in the real life!

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