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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
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
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
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
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