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Creating a Limited Watercolor Palette for Painting Outside

In my most recent episode of Behind the Brush on Patreon, I shared my strategies for creating a custom limited watercolor palette for plein air. These are all Daniel Smith colors chosen from my larger studio selection. But I just thought this diagram was a fun way to explore it, and was worth sharing here. […]

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Meeden Gouache Review – First Impressions

Meeden just launched their own line of gouache. It falls into the ‘hobbyist’ (student grade) category. Here is my first impression review of the “MEEDEN Gouache Paint Set 24.” If you’d like to see more gouache brand reviews, check out my Gouache Rankings page. Basic Information Tube size is 0.4oz/12ml which is in the middle […]

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GOAUCHE: How to Use a Limited Color Palette (Primaries) to Mix Any Color

Want to simplify your life? Buy less colors. Here’s how I use a very limited palette to mix every color I need. Why use a limited palette when you can buy every color under the sun premixed for you? Besides saving money, when you mix your own colors you do two main things. Years ago […]

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