Category Palettes & Supplies

New Watercolor Studio Set-up

Watercolor painting studio set-up

I wasn’t using my studio to paint because I enjoyed being in the living room while painting, so I finally set up a painting studio in the corner of the living room with quality daylight for most of the day…

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Earth Tones Palette Update (again)

Earth Tones watercolor palette 2021

After creating my Autumn palette, I decided to swap out a few more colors in my Earth Tones palette. I have been wanting to experiment with creating natural textile textures in watercolor, such as the natural color variations and patterning…

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Autumn & Earth Tones Watercolor Palettes

Autumn and Earth Tones watercolor palette swatch cards

Now that we’re officially into Fall, I assembled a vibrant Autumn watercolor palette. It consists of all Roman Szmal Aquarius paints and leans heavily on greens, yellows and oranges with lots of jewel tones. In addition, I’m augmenting it with…

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A. Gallo Signature 2 Palette

A Gallo Signature 2 palette

I just received my new A Gallo Signature 2 palette and a series of watercolor brushes. The packaging, as always, is very special and feels like receiving a birthday gift. It’s fun to assemble and swatch out a new palette,…

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Terrain Palette

Terrain watercolor palette

Recently, I’ve been working on a series of topography style watercolor paintings. I’ve enjoyed this so much, I created a specialized palette for it. It consists of teals, greens, off-white (ecru) and muted orange. I have yet to use the…

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Auxiliary Travel Palette

Bijou watercolor palette

Because I had 2 travel palette boxes, I decided I might have an auxiliary palette for travel with convenience mixes. That way if I want to travel light I can take the primary travel palette, but if I have more…

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