colors based on what I use most but on the other side I put colors I need more work with. For the most part, I enjoy watercolors but at times I swear it off saying I’ll never, ever try this media again.
There was a mishap that took place that required damage control. You know those water paint pens? Well, see, no one told me I was supposed to put only water in there. I thought I was to fill the barrel with ink or paint so that’s what I did. Later on I saw in blog entries that they were not used that way. I tried to clean them up as well as possible but it didn’t turn out so great. I was able to clean and save one barrel but all the brush tops.
On several occasions I saw a similar product in the children’s section of Hobby Lobby where the barrels were full. Oh well. At least I’ve got a barrel and all the brushes.
I like using the watercolor brush pens while in bed. I can use wet media without an open container of water that can get knocked over. It’s portable which means I can take it to therapy, paint during sessions and know I won’t create a mess.
Watercolor brush pens are disability friendly :-). They even stand up to misuse lol. I just switch tips on the one barrel that was salvageable. lol. Ya live and ya learn.
If there’s anything I should know about this pallet box please let me know. lol. The little containers have individual lids and then there’s a lid that goes over all of it. Not everything in the box is watercolor.
I painted little Sam in watercolor with a red balloon floating above. The African American boy with blue accents around his eyes is sullen, yet he stands tall in front of a rainbow background. There’s a faint, faint show of a crown of small lights around this young boy’s head. Open the detailed image and look closely, you’ll see it. Sam will be framed on my wall until he finds a new home.
Art Title: Sam’s Red Balloon
Size: 8.5 x 5.5
Media: watercolor, 98 lb paper
Finish: unsealed, unmounted
Style: African Americana, Black Folk