Introducing DANIEL SMITH Neutral Tint Extra Fine Watercolor!

DANIEL SMITH Neutral Tint  Extra Fine Watercolor

We’d like to introduce our new DANIEL SMITH Neutral Tint Extra Fine Watercolor and show you a video of our Neutral Tint being used to darken and tone down colors! We developed our Neutral Tint at the suggestion of two watercolor artists, Cindy Briggs and Theresa Goesling who teach their MakeEveryDayAPainting Watercolor Workshops here in the Pacific Northwest and abroad in Europe.  What is Neutral Tint?  It’s a quick and reliable way to create rich, luminescent colorful darks and neutrals … Continue reading

Video: Sleeping Beauty Turquoise Genuine, a PrimaTek Watercolor, by DANIEL SMITH

Sleeping Beauty Turquoise is a beautiful gemstone for jewelry with the rich blue of desert skies, and we use it to make one of our DANIEL SMITH PrimaTek Watercolors!  This particular variety of turquoise comes from Arizona’s Sleeping Beauty Mines and is a gorgeous blue. I was fortunate to be given some of these stones and I made a necklace out of them that I wear often!  Our DANIEL SMITH Sleeping Beauty Turquoise Genuine Watercolor, made from these stones, is … Continue reading

Cascade Green Extra Fine Watercolor by DANIEL SMITH

DANIEL SMITH Cascade Green Watercolor

  Today I am spotlighting our DANIEL SMITH Extra Fine Watercolor: Cascade Green. Cascade Green is a blend of Raw Sienna which is an inorganic pigment, and Phthalo Blue (GS) which is an organic pigment.  Mixing an inorganic pigment with an organic pigment causes tension, which when working wet into wet causes both those colors to want to separate producing beautiful wash effects on your paper. You can see those effects in the video where the Phthalo Blue begins to separate … Continue reading

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