Water Colors

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Desk set up for April

Finally a sunny Saturday afternoon in Northern California. The Mars and I hauled a lot of books and supplies back to our place. Decided it would be a good day to finish the color chart that comes in the back cover of the box. These are Japanese Kuratake water colors.

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The rich colors come in small Gansai pans which I am pretty new to. The little pocket squares come off and dance all around the room every time you knock them out, which I did twice. Thankfully these come numerated in case you might loose your place.

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Completing the color chart was not only instructional but entertaining to say the least. Making a color chart helped me get familiar with the different colors available, thirty six colors around the color wheel. Beautiful range. Wish you could see how vibrant these colors are face to face.

Here’s a sneak peak into the possibilities, I present to you the Starry Night by Marcella.

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The Starry Night by Marcella. Watercolor on Paper, 2017.

 

If you are looking learn more about materials I really recommend:

Artist’s Manual, A Complete Guide to Painting and Drawing Materials and Techniques by Chronicle Books. Start a palette and learn about technique.

Water Paper Paint, Exploring Creativity with Watercolor and Mixed Media by Heather Smith Jones, Quarry Books. Fun projects to learn watercolors and explore your creativity.

Have Fun !

 

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