After making several tricolor gums, I am feeling
that my yellow layer is a bit on the heavy side. Where I am expecting muted
yellow-browns in my final print, I am seeing a brighter shade slightly on the
garish side. I see this with oranges as well. Where I expect a more terracotta
color I am seeing a brighter orange.
How can I correct for this? Should I mute the
yellow by doubling the gum arabic in the pigment mixture? Or expose that layer
I can also change colors...at the moment I use Cad
Yellow Pale, along with Quin Red and Phthalo Blue RS, all Daniel Smith pigments.
Maybe toning the Cad Yellow down with something like Raw Sienna will mute the