So here are the keys players in this painting! Certainly wasn't the odorless turpinoid! I'm on vacation in Sedona AZ.
I love using these transparent colors! Painted directly onto my white gesso surface they have a glow to them that you just can't mix. So that is my little tip for today.
"A painting requires a little mystery, some vagueness, and some fantasy. When you always make your meaning perfectly plain you end up boring people." ~Degas~