Category: Colors

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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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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…

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White paint, is it allowed?

Virtually everyone who teaches watercolor painting says that students should not use white paint. If you read books, or on the Internet, about watercolor painting, you also get the impression that most writers do…

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Stop using cadmium paints

“WHAT! there is cadmium in cadmium red? ” exclaimed once a student when we talked about colors. Are you also one of those who are not aware that there are toxic colors. Cadmium is…

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Premixed colors

There are several different types of premixed colors. There are colors that a manufacturer mixes to mimic an expensive pigment with cheap ingredients, or colors that should mimic classic pigments that are no longer…

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Watercolour Paints Cracking

Do you have watercolor pans that crack like the one in the picture above? It could be due to too much water! If you use watercolor paint in a pan, as most people do,…