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The Daily Book of Art by David Schmidt, Rebecca J Razo, Elizabeth T. Gilbert, Amy Runyen, Sharon Robinson, Gabriel Guzman, Dylan Gilbert, Colin Gilbert

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Watercolor Pigments

EXPLORING THE PROPERTIES OF YOUR PAINT

 

For many of us, watercolor was the first paint we ever tried. But how unaware we were of its complex nature! Each color actually behaves differently depending on the characteristics of its pigment. Whether synthetic or naturally occurring, pigments vary in the way they lay on the paper and interact with one another. Get to know the pigments in your palette, and you’ll gain more control over your washes.

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Here are some of the ways watercolors are characterized ...

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