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I’ve not given gouache a real chance to woo me, so I decided to play with some very old gouache before I purchased better quality tubes. When I moved into watercolors, I enjoyed them for their transparent washes, so gouache, … Continue reading
Recently I reorganized my palettes, and the M.Graham was moved into a smaller Schminke palette. I still find MG watercolors a bit stinky, but remember I returned the following pigments out of my palette and that stopped the headaches: Sap … Continue reading
A gift of credit at Merriartist left me with $$$ to spend on watercolors… I’ve had a few M.Graham paints and enjoyed them, but my experience was they often didn’t dry in the pans, probably because of the moist climate … Continue reading
One of our favorite meals, I make this every week. it starts as a roast chicken, and then becomes curry burritos I freeze for lunches or dinners later on. We buy Smart Chicken, which, even when not organic, is Non-GMO … Continue reading
I keep working on various things that came from my mom’s house. I am amazed this spice rack made it through 60 years intact. *okay, i notice some glued bits* I can imagine my brother as a little kid buying … Continue reading
Mmmmm, this summer the organic artichokes were amazing. We had them every week! This is one of those tests of soul-mate compatibility: Are you a hot butter or a Mayo person? (NO Miracle Whip!) My ink-only sketch was too fuzzy … Continue reading
I am so happy to be chosen to be a Da Vinci Watercolors Trio Artist! Quinacridone Gold, Alizarin Crimson and Sap Green create Katie’s Monterey Trio. Da Vinci Paint packages their NEW 8ml Vegan tubes to highlight great watercolors in … Continue reading
Part 3, on other palettes and changing brands! Continued from Big Changes in My Travel Palette… Okay, remember when I said that I was going to stick with December’s travel palette? I lied… I’ve changed it up twice and think … Continue reading
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
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