In a post last week I wrote about the colors of Maine. Specifically, the colors that we see every day that have inspired so many great artists. In thinking about that post, I decided to attach the Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® colors that go with our daily visuals.
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Jamie Wyeth’s Sea Pumpkins show the vibrant side of Wyeth colors. Thinking Barcelona Orange, Greek Blue, and Napoleonic Blue.

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This picture of lupines has Old Violet, Antibes Green, Greek Blue, and Henrietta.

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Cooked lobster (which is the best form of lobster) is Emperor’s Silk and Primer Red.

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Also our lobster boats are often Emperor’s Silk. The docks, lighthouse, and sheds are the same vibrant red. The sea is a combination including Aubusson Blue. While the land and trees are Chateau Grey.

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And finally at the risk of being presumptuous, when I see Christina’s World I see Arles, Scandinavian Pink, Chateau Grey, and Old Ochre.

Any thoughts on this one? What colors do you see?

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