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End result, Good Flesh Tones
Caput Mortem (or Caput Mortuum, aka Mummy Brown or Dead Head) has legends about how it came to be. It was likely made from the residue from the production of sulfuric acid. The residue was colcothar. Another legend says it … Continue reading
Posted in color, painting, process, watercolor Tagged caput mortem, cote de azure, mixing paint, palette, quinacridone gold 2 Comments
Tools: Da Vinci Watercolors
I was able to buy a couple of Da Vinci watercolors half-off with free shipping. *i wanted to see if i liked them… nooo, not quite truthful… i am a watercolor tube addict and could not stop myself… i am … Continue reading
Posted in art journal, painting, review, sketchbook, tools, watercolor, writing Tagged #davinciwatercolors, #gladiola, #middleofthenight, #quinaddict, alizarin crimson, art journal, Daniel Smith watercolors, DaVinci watercolors, Lamy Joy, Matteo Grilli, Nostalgie Sketch Book Journal, Platinum Carbon pen, quinacridone gold, Rose Dore, watercolor 15 Comments
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
Posted in art journal, color, process, tools, watercolor Tagged #WorldWatercolorMonth, brown, Daniel Smith watercolors, favorite, gold, Greenleaf & Blueberry Watercolors, Holbein, M.Graham watercolors, Mayan paints, opaque, Primatek, QoR watercolors, quinacridone gold, rust, Sennelier, transparent paint, watercolor 5 Comments
My “Business” Sketchbook: North Entrance Chandeliers
I think these are my last lamps for a while. I’m not sure I want to become Kate-light! To draw this last Tiffany chandelier I could stand and rest my notebook on the marble railing, next to Big George. All … Continue reading
Posted in architecture, art, drawing, history, journal, painting, pen & ink, sketchbook, urban sketchers, watercolor Tagged art journal, chandelier, Daniel Smith watercolors, Holbein, Lamy Safari pen, MPF Conservation, Polar Brown Noodlers ink, QoR watercolors, quinacridone gold, quinophthalone yellow, Sennelier, Stillman & Birn, Tiffany, Washington State Capitol Legislative Building 3 Comments
Process: Mixing Quinacridone + Caput Mortem Paints
Building from Process: Mixing Hematite Paints, I moved into mixing two colors into each of my paints: Caput Mortem and Quinacridone Gold. The latter has been a favorite of mine for 20 years. Caput Mortem has also been known as … Continue reading
Posted in color, painting, process, watercolor Tagged caput mortem, cote de azure, mixing paint, palette, quinacridone gold 1 Comment