04 August 2016

Changes in my Paint Box

 
Last year I wrote a post about my favorite watercolors
I wrote about my favorite colors, how I choose them, brands, and my 
 sets. You can read it here.

Although my sets are pretty much the same in the last five years or so, sometimes I make little changes which, depend on what I'm painting at the moment.
 
This time I replaced four colors in my big box, three because I wasn't using them and the other one just because I liked it better than the one I had.


Here is a close up of the new color chart showing name, pigment code and brand. 


WN = Winsor and Newton Artists' Watercolors
DS = Daniel Smith
Ma = MaimeriBlu
H = Holbein 

Please feel free to ask any question, you can leave a comment or use the contact form.


NOTE: The colors I replaced from my post from last year are Winsor Red, Opera, Aqua Green and Winsor Green (Yellow Shade). The colors I put in are Transparent Yellow, Daniel Smith's Quinacridone Magenta, Cerulean Blue and Cobalt Turquoise

2 comments:

  1. Such a pretty palette! I notice that you don't have many neutrals such as burnt sienna, burnt umber or neutral tint. Have you changed the colours in your small paint box too?

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    1. Thank you very much Kaz!
      No I don't have neutrals for various reasons. I don't like neutrals, I almost never use them and if I need I can mix them using the other colors. I use the Quinacridone Gold and Quinacridone Burnt Orange as replacements for Raw Sienna and Burnt Sienna.
      My small box remains the same :)

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