Dye Color Theory Part 2

In the last post in this Dye Color Theory series, we talked about basic color theory and ended on a discussion about diluting (tinting) or darkening (shading) colors. While adding black is the easiest way to create a darker version of a dye, it can be a bit tricky with acid dyes, as most acid dye blacks lean cool and add blue to colors that you might want to create a semi-neutral for. To get...

Dye Color Theory Part 2

In the last post in this Dye Color Theory series, we talked about basic color theory and ended on a discussion about diluting (tinting) or darkening (shading) colors. While adding black is the easiest way to create a darker version of a dye, it can be a bit tricky with acid dyes, as most acid dye blacks lean cool and add blue to colors that you might want to create a semi-neutral for. To get...

Dyer Color Theory Part 1

As a dyer, it’s so important to know your color theory! Of course you’re familiar with the color wheel, and you know what colors work well next to each other and harmonize based on their positioning, but being a dyer is a lot more than having ‘basic’ color theory knowledge. It’s all about color layering, too. Today on the blog, we’re going to run through basic color theory, and in part 2, we’ll...

Dyer Color Theory Part 1

As a dyer, it’s so important to know your color theory! Of course you’re familiar with the color wheel, and you know what colors work well next to each other and harmonize based on their positioning, but being a dyer is a lot more than having ‘basic’ color theory knowledge. It’s all about color layering, too. Today on the blog, we’re going to run through basic color theory, and in part 2, we’ll...

My Inspiration Process: Annie Yarn

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The world is full of color. Everything has so many shades and hues that work together, taking something that could be dull and flat and instead bring it to life. I see all of that, the subtle nuances of every color and the way they blend together. Artists of all kinds seek to express life in different ways, and being a yarn-dyer is no different. I pull from things I love to create colorways that...

My Inspiration Process: Annie Yarn

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The world is full of color. Everything has so many shades and hues that work together, taking something that could be dull and flat and instead bring it to life. I see all of that, the subtle nuances of every color and the way they blend together. Artists of all kinds seek to express life in different ways, and being a yarn-dyer is no different. I pull from things I love to create colorways that...