Indanthrone blue by Daniel Smith (PB60) is a beautiful, dark, warm blue that has excellent lightfastness. It is non-granulating, medium staining and transparent. It mixes with a variety of yellows to make rich, beautiful greens.Continue reading A New Color on my Palette – Indanthrone Blue
Materials and supplies for watercolor
Which Cool Blue Should I Use?
There are so many blues to choose from. Which should you use? I would suggest you need to have at least one cool and one warm blue. In this video, I demonstrate the colors that can be mixed using two wonderful cool blues – Cerulean Blue Chromium and Phthalo Blue Green Shade. Both of these colors are by Daniel Smith. Watch the video to learn more.Continue reading Which Cool Blue Should I Use?
Sable or Squirrel Hair Watercolor Brushes: Which Should I Choose?
Watercolor brushes can be made from weasel, squirrel, ox, goat, rabbit or pony hair. There are so many varieties of types and shapes of brushes it can be bewildering to the beginning watercolor artist.Continue reading Sable or Squirrel Hair Watercolor Brushes: Which Should I Choose?
Affordable 100% Cotton Watercolor Paper
Do you ever find yourself hesitant to start your painting, because you are worried about “wasting” your expensive watercolor paper? You are not alone. That is a common feeling.Continue reading Affordable 100% Cotton Watercolor Paper
Which is the BEST Brush – Princeton Aqua Elite or Neptune?
I use Princeton Watercolor Brushes in my watercolor studio. I love both the Aqua Elite and the Neptune Series. However, I am often asked which of these two brush types are the BEST? I answer that question in this video. I also give my recommendation of three great brush purchases for the beginning watercolor artist.Continue reading Which is the BEST Brush – Princeton Aqua Elite or Neptune?
The Use And Care Of A Porcelain Watercolor Palette
I highly recommend using a porcelain palette in your watercolor studio. In this video, I review a few tips for the care and use of a porcelain watercolor palette.
In this video, I am using my Stephen Quiller Porcelain palette. If you would like to learn more about the colors I have on this palette, download my free color chart available at: https://studio.krisdebruine.com/kris-debruine-color-palette
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Best Way to Store Watercolor Paint Tubes
Inside Kris DeBruine Studio
In this video I share a tip for storing your watercolor paint tubes. I explain the benefits of storing your paint tubes upright in this plastic organizer. This paint storage method keeps your paint colors organized and will eliminate paint leaks. This is an inexpensive and convenient solution for storing your watercolor paint tubes.
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Would you like to paint a color wheel like the one you see in my studio. Download the template here: https://studio.krisdebruine.com/color-wheel-template
Do you need additional guidance in your watercolor journey? Join my FREE Getting Started in Watercolor course at: https://studio.krisdebruine.com/getting-started-in-watercolor