watercolor paint

Making black paint from wood char.

Black. The Messiest Color Start to Finish.

Sometimes I’m overzealous with the black. More honestly put, I am almost always too generous with the black. I put more on than I need and so end up taking a lot of it right back off. Why I love Black And that highlights one of the great things about my black handmade watercolor paint. …

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Collection No. 5, Soul of the Ozarks Series

Collection No. 5 is SOLD OUT. Collection No. 5 Instead of nine fabulous shades, this one has four. Collection No. 5 has ‘Ancient White’, which is not included in the previous collection, although it is included in the Collection No. 3. Four colors are more than enough to make incredible art, though.  A smaller set …

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Plant Pigments – Experimenting and Searching for Green

Generally I don’t use the plant pigments because they’re fugitive, meaning they fade over time. Sometimes they completely disappear. However, I’ve found two sources that actually intensify with exposure to light (full sunshine) and so I am experimenting with extracting the pigments from them. The Sources of my Plant Pigments Sassafras makes a nice yellow …

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