Over the last few days, I have been in a creative process that has taken up a lot of my time. It has taken priority over chores such as washing up, tidying up, laundry, etc. My kitchen, living room and bedroom are a bit of a mess, but you have to break eggs if you want to make an omelet. I will catch up on the chores tomorrow.
They are made by soaking clear, brilliant, concentrated pigments into card swatches and each swatch is hand-made! These watercolors are so vibrant and yet transparent. They are pigment-rich and flow easily. And today they were perfect for painting my flower.
They came in a nice little sachets, each containing 60 swatches ( each about 4 by 6 cm = 1.5″ by 2″). This must be the lightest watercolor “box” you can get.
To make them easy to use, I cut about 1/4 of each swatch and glued them onto a sheet of cardboard. Then I added a brushstroke of each watercolor above the swatch so I can see what color it produces. You can see the result in the photos above.
I really like them because they combine transparency with vibrant colors and I really like the fact that it is just small rich pigments on little cards, that you can put inside your sketchbook and bring absolutely everywhere. The only downside for me is is that I can’t order them from a local source and found the shipping a bit pricey. But you may be able to find a source near to you.