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 strong and positive.
A French bedside table painted in Greek Blue, rubbed in places with a little dark wax to reveal the texture. Versailles is used inside the drawer.
Add Old White to make Nantucket
Add 2 parts of Old White to 1 part of Greek Blue to give the distinctive colour of Cape Cod.
Add more Old White to make Cornish Blue
Mixing 1 part of Greek Blue with 8 parts of Old White makes a seaside blue which you see on traditional Cornish Blue striped mugs and old fashioned lighthouses.
For a cool, sophisticated and subtle look, paint Greek Blue first, then a layer of Château Grey before waxing and rubbing back with sandpaper.
Greek Blue with 1, 2, 3 and 4 parts of Old White
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