DIRECTIONS for colouring of FLOWERS
and painting upon SILK.
^LOWER-PAINTING with water colours is an
art in which nature affords an infinite variety
of unrivalled examples, yet may be eafily imitated;
being poffeffed of the colours herein defcribed,*
and well attending to the rules laid down. Firft
of colours: they are of two forts, tranfparent and
body colours ; of all which the preferable hue will
determine your choice in purchafmg.
All the teints neceffary for flower-painting are
contained in, or may be combined from the above
lift; forinftance, fap green will receive various hues
by adding Pruffian blue or gumboage, and fo of the
reft; and thofe not of themlelves gummy, which
fap green, Indian ink. gumboage, and logwood pur-
Ditto, body colour.
Flake white, or well-wafh-
Ivory black, which muft be
mixed firft with brandy.
Lake, vermillion and red
Ultramarine, indigo, and
Verditer and blue bice.
Sapgreen,or gumboage and
Verditcr and Dutch piuk.
Naolcs yellow, Dutch or
Carmine and gumboage.
Vermillion and Dutch pink.
Biftre or gallilone.
Carmine and Pruffian blue,
Lake and verditer, or rofe
or tin&ure of logwood.
pink and bice.