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Tools: Studio Palette, Two

Continued from Big Changes in My Travel Palette…  After the travel palette sort, and after successfully trading some paints I didn’t want, I began to look at the paints that have ended up on the sidelines, and wondered about my … Continue reading

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Tools: My First Schminke Palette

Getting new paints, for an artist, is like being 5-years-old on Christmas morning. It is THAT exciting. You unwrap the paints, ooh and aah, play with each one, and discover everything you can do with each color! My disappointment in … Continue reading

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Tools: Taking Another Artist’s Palette Advice

Continued from Big Changes in My Travel Palette… An aside… Recently I took the advice of a USk sketcher I admire and bought a series of Holbein’s Antique “IRIDORI” Watercolors pigments… AAACK, bad paints! Be glad if you didn’t buy … Continue reading

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Tools: BIG Changes in My Travel Palette

I’ve been asked about my travel palette and here is the primary palette, though I have others,  which I’ll talk about later. I have had this basic palette for two years with the exception of adding Da Vinci’s Rose Dore … Continue reading

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Tools: Watercolors, 9, Mayan

“Mayan” watercolors began appearing as a fad name a few years ago.  Loving Primateks, I wanted to try them… Cut to the chase, I was disappointed. Originally Mayan blue was developed by the Maya people, who ruled Mesoamerica from 290 … Continue reading

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Tools: Watercolors, 7, Black, White, Grey and Sparkly Colors!!

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 Tool: Watercolors, 4, Blues to Greens Tools: Watercolors, 5, Violet and Purple Tools: Watercolors, 6, Browns … Continue reading

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Tools: Watercolors, 6, Browns and Golds

Each Sunday for the next few weeks I am looking at my paint “collection”, and why I have keepers and ‘meh’ colors that I probably won’t buy again. Tools: Watercolors, 1, Yellow-Orange Tools: Watercolors, 2, Red-Pink Tools: Watercolors, 3, Greens to … Continue reading

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