Splendid Viridian A Green Nothing But Fire Will Change And No
: ON COLOURS AND PIGMENTS GENERALLY.
mixture of blue and yellow will afford. Clear, bright, and transparent
as the emerald, it rivals velvet in its soft gorgeous richness. With
this and Aureolin a series of beautiful foliage tints may be formed,
sparkling with sunshine, as it were.
Other colours there are which have been brought forward within the last
few years, not possessing the absolute permanency of the five foregoing,
but equal, or superior, to many formerly used. It were folly, therefore,
and a silly conservatism on the part of the artist to limit himself to
such pigments only as were employed by his forefathers, especially as
their merits were often more than doubtful. New colours, it is true,