Fiesta dinnerware has been around for years; I love the bright colors and have my own set of red Fiesta dinnerware. Many times I've attempted painting the red ceramics, but red is a challenge. It is such a potent color that it is often hard to mix three shades that allow an object to turn a corner. Adding white turns lovely red into a pink that is not the right color. I tweaked around enough with this one that I was finally satisfied. The painting is 6x6 inches on a canvas panel. I used two hues of red, ultramarine blue, and a little white to create the reflecting light on that illusive red cup.
Canvas Panel Painting, Ceramic Cups, Color Mixing, Cup, Fiesta Dinnerware, Fiestaware, Oil Painting, Original Kitchen Art, Painting, Red