Where I live, summer is quickly approaching and the travel season is upon us! Since there aren’t too many artists who enjoy carrying a suitcase full of watercolors along for an adventure, I thought I would share a idea for a compact yet fully functional 8-color watercolor palette.
I was tickled to participate in the recent the Da Vinci Trio project, and though the Trio palettes work well on their own, I thought I would turn my “Nature” Trio colors into a limited travel palette. By adding 5 colors to the Trio, I've created a great 8-color palette that should work for any location or subject matter.
Though I love and use Da Vinci watercolors, you can easily put together this 8-color watercolor palette with any brands that are convenient or work best for you; just look for comparable pigment numbers. I’ll also share how well these palette colors mix so you can see how to expand these 8 colors into many, many more.Read More