NaPoWriMo 2016 April Day #12 ~ Visual Haibun: Scraping Brush
I Scrape My Palette
Color: accelerated tests: for longevity; for embrittlement;
for yellowing. alizarin crimson, compared to new reds.
celadon green, celestial blue, Chinese vermillion,
Chinese yellow, cobalt black, blue and ultramarine.
Additive: comparisons, complementary, diffraction,
flat, influence of, on perspective, juxtaposition of
and light, matching, mixed, opaque and transparent.
primary; secondary, stability, as a technical tool, tertiary
And variations in hue: overpainting and underpainting.
enough. I want to paint again already. zinc white,
a paper season
through my window today
brush on canvas
Index Poetry (Altered) source from The Artists Handbook of Materials and Techniques 1982 Edition Revised and Updated by Ralph Mayer
NaPoWriMo—National (and International) Poetry Writing Month (April 2016). The Challenge: Write an Index Poem.