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  • Don Eddy was an airbrush artist who used the colors pthalocyanine green, burnt sienna and dioxazine purple so not quit cmyk but he did restrict the colors he used.

    The Color Wheel, Part 6

  • I started thinking about night sky and pulled out a tube of dioxazine purple that's been sitting in my drawer forever and I began doing thin washes of purple and working back into it with orange and blue and purple watercolor pencils, wetting them down, glazing them over, and doing it again.

    Plus One (Deep Purple)

  • When I got into it today, the painting used an amazingly small pallet - dioxazine purple, cadmium yellow medium, just a touch of burnt umber for darker shadows than result from mixed yellow and purple alone, and a few dabs of cadmium orange and green for the stems.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • But, fortunately, I found an old sweatshirt that was exactly the color of dioxazine purple right from the tube.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • It's a fairly simple palette; the colors seem to be cadmium red, perylene maroon, permanent alizarin, dioxazine violet, ultramarine blue, phthalocyanine green, and quinacridone gold.

    American Artist


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