What's the recipe for copper?
a stripe of white
a stripe of cad yellow
a stripe of ocher
a stripe of cad red
a stripe of umber
Then smooth all those edges with a soft brush.
It's kind of a mini-miracle to watch those stripes become metallic reflections.
Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens
Bright copper kettles and warm woolen mittens
Brown paper packages tied up with strings
Those are a few of my favorite things.