I do not know how to paint pictures and, for starters, I wouldn't have a clue how to choose colours. However this evening I think I have stumbled upon a solution. It was a lovely evening; the days are lengthening; the sun is setting later. This means the evening light is coming into my window on the north side of the house. It also means the flowers in the front garden catch the evening light.
Here they are: all the tulips. Underneath each photo is a colour swatch of the colours in the photograph (Photoshop screen shots).
So the question remains: how does one get from HERE
Shadow Play by Bridget Riley [Source: Wikipedia]