On Saturday morning I came to the realization that my green earth from Madoc—which I think is very beautiful—just wasn’t intense enough for my current work … How could I resist a rendezvous with my 404 green from Cobalt, Ontario? A quick tryst of grinding with my muller, and I had the perfect green.
This 404 green is quite extraordinary as a bright pigment. It comes from a mineral called annabergite, which is the result of weathered nickel deposits in the area. If you’d like to read more about my trip to Cobalt, you can start here.