Category: Materials

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Throw away the cap

Are you one of those people who use masking fluid sometimes? Maybe you are one of those who use one from Winsor & Newton which is a popular brand, in which case you have…

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Cleaning brushes

In my experience, the vast majority of people clean their watercolor brushes after finishing painting by rinsing them in water. The paint is water-soluble and most of it disappears by rinsing in water, but…

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Saunders Waterford

Saunders Waterford from St Cuthberts Mill is the watercolor paper I use the most. If I were to judge what I have been painting on all these years, than probably half of my paintings…

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Magnani Acquarello

Magnani paper mill is one of Europe’s oldest, it was founded in 1404. It is located in Italy, between Pisa and Florence, in a small village called Pescia. It is a paper mill with…

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Color names

I really wish the manufacturers of artist paints could give their paints sensible names, but above all: the same name for the same color. If I recommend phthalo green to a student who uses…

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Two water containers?

I recently read an article in which the author praised his recent discovery of using two water tanks. One to rinse the brush in and the other to have access to clean water. This,…

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Start painting watercolor

Learning to paint watercolor and buying sensible stuff is not easy. The absolute beginner is faced with thousands of choices of different colors, brushes and paper, not to mention all the conflicting information about…

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L’Aquarelle Canson Heritage

Canson Heritage is a relatively new watercolor paper from Canson, a French paper manufacturer with 16th century traditions. Canson Heritage is their first watercolor paper of real top quality. Once upon a time, Canson…

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Arrange your watercolor box

Do you use watercolor paints in pans?Do you keep them in a box created for the purpose?Are all your colors in disarray?Don’t you know what their name is? If you answered yes to these…