The twelve colour palettePosted: January 19, 2015
I’ve been meaning to write a post about the current colours in my palette but Parka beat me to the punch. If you don’t know Parka Blogs, you should. It’s full of book reviews, interviews with artists, info about art supplies, and Parka’s own sketches. One of his recent posts is called Colours to pick for a 12-pan watercolour palette and it features palette suggestions from Jane Blundell, Liz Steel, Paul Wang, James Gurney, Marvin Chew and me. It’s an interesting read since everyone uses different pigments, although I did note that Burnt Sienna and Ultramarine Blue were included in everyone’s list. You just can’t beat the classics, I guess. The colours in my list are the ones I took to Costa Rica with me and what I used for the black rock sketch below. I will go into more detail about my list in an upcoming post and include some samples as well. Also on my “to do” list: a post featuring my car studio setup and one on my travel setup.