Orange is an extremely easy color to mix, so for most of the year, I don’t keep an orange watercolor (aka PO or “pigment orange”) in my everyday palette, but that tends to change in the fall. Hillsides infused with changing leaves, bonfires glowing with hot embers, and pumpkins peeking out from golden fields cause my heart to go pitter-patter for orange paints.
In the hopes that you’ll discover an orange (or two) that makes your heart go pitter-patter, I’m sharing and comparing six different orange watercolor pigments. I’m also including two earth oranges that are actually reds, or comprised of “pigment red.”
Along with the orange watercolor comparison, I’ll also show how simple it is to DIY your own orange watercolor paint along with a quick demo on how to paint a pumpkin. So let’s dive into orange!Read More