greek blue

GREEK BLUE

Greek Blue

This is a warm blue without any green in it. It is a colour found throughout the Mediterranean, often faded and distressed on shutters and woodwork. It has a chalky look about it yet it is a strong positive colour.

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A French bedside table painted in Greek Blue with a little dark wax in places rubbed in to reveal the texture, with Versailles inside the drawer.

ADD OLD WHITE – to make ‘Nantucket’
Add 2 parts of Old White to 1 part of Greek Blue to get a good Cape Cod colour.

nantucket

ADD MORE OLD WHITE – to make ‘Cornish Blue’
Mixing 1 part of Greek Blue with 8 parts of Old White makes a seaside blue like the blue you see on traditional CORNISH BLUE striped mugs and old fashioned lighthouses.

cornish blue