Thursday, May 11, 2017

10 Tips in 10 Days - Watercolor, Sodalite

Here is another great color that I have added to my palette:  Sodalite by Daniel Smith

Sodalite, with a distinctive deep blue color is one of the components of Lapis Lazuli and very rare. DANIEL SMITH Sodalite is the finest quality and deepest blue that comes from Greenland and the flanks of Italy's Mt. Vesuvius. In watercolor, the inky color of this semi precious stone granulates as it dries, layering a blue-black textural surface on a smooth blue-gray undertone. 
Here is an example of how I add it to greens to get a rich, dark shadow:

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