Tag Archives: green

Tool: Watercolors, 4, Blues to Greens

Each Sunday this summer I am looking at my paint “collection”: Tools: Watercolors, 1, Yellow-Orange Tools: Watercolors, 2, Red-Pink Tools: Watercolors, 3, Greens to Yellows. I had to make myself purchase blues.  I love turquoise blues, and bought Primateks when I … Continue reading

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Tools: Watercolors, 3, Greens to Yellows

Each Sunday for the next few weeks I am looking at my paint “collection.” In the last weeks: Tools: Watercolors, 1, Yellow-Orange; Tools: Watercolors, 2, Red-Pink One general comment about the greens is MANY of them are based with Phthalocyanine (sounds … Continue reading

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Z is for Zinnwaldite: A-to-Z Challenge

Okay, when I heard about this color I was shocked to find the mineral, above, doesn’t look like the color it supposedly produces, right.  How is it possible that this gorgeous green grey mica-looking mineral turns into this nothing-to-write-home about … Continue reading

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Journal: Trip to Southern Oregon

We have a guy that is our beloved pal, and he is getting old.  He is driving us nuts, because he somehow thinks that he has earned the right to boss us, and have everything the way he wants it.  … Continue reading

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A Very Cool Journal Company Here In Portland

I am promoting a very cool, very GREEN business here in Portland Oregon, Ex Libris Anonymous.  They take old books that are beyond reselling status that have good hardcovers, and turn them into wonderful writing or sketching journals! From their … Continue reading

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