Her color palette is the first palette is a long time, that i have seen and went "wow there is nothing i would change in these color choices". I hope you enjoy these color choices as much as i do. There's an art to art. I say that because there's so much that goes into the process of what we use in our creative journey.
Daniel smith watercolors have given me peace of mind that my paintings and sketches with withstand the test of time due to their exceptional quality and dense pigments. I'm also rarely needing to mix and mix and mix some more for that perfect hue because the variety available is never ending. It's easy to sit down with my palette and feel instantly inspired to create. The peggy dean set contains half pans of the following 23 colors. Featured watercolors pans (with peggy dean's notes).Buff titanium this is my favorite fill color. Indian yellow the warm undertone of this yellow is so vivid. New gamboge i love a light yellow-orange and this one has a gorgeous pigment. Pyrrol scarlet could there be a better red when can this be a lipstick, please and thank you. Rhodonite genuine the perfect soft pink that adds a bit of softness to any piece.
Mayan violet this hue is to die for. Bordeaux this pigment is loud and vibrant and rich and mmmm. Mayan blue genuine i love the granulation and greenish undertone of this blue. Prussian blue a deep, rich blue that serves every blue purpose needed.
Cascade green the granulation from blue to green in this brilliant color makes it my favorite color from daniel smith. Green apatite genuine this dirty sap-like green has a gorgeous granulation of brown and green, perfect for painting nature.Perylene green i'm a sucker for deep, rich colors and this cool green hits the mark. Green gold a loud, retro color that varies in hue as it builds up more pigment. Sap green this is the perfect yellow-green that gets darker with more pigment. Deep sap green take that yellow-green and make it darker.
Jadeite genuine this creamy color is the perfect medium green without looking like an annoying grass green (haha). Terre verte a transparent, soft green for accents. Garnet genuine i love the hue of this reddish, earth color. Piemontite genuine this is another earthy red with a hint of violet granulation, so so pretty. Hematite violet genuine this is at the top of my list of favorite colors from ds due to its incredible granulation of earthy brown violets.
Burnt umber this creamy, warm brown is perfect for landscapes. Van dyck brown with enough pigment, this gorgeous brown can look almost black.Lamp black an easy option for a creamy black. Peggy dean has always been an artist, but also an educator at heart. In 2016, she founded the pigeon letters to pursue her passion of educating others by making creative knowledge more accessible. She runs an informative blog and instagram feed for that extra step to inspire others daily. She lives and works in portland, oregon with her wife and fur babies.
Each pan is meticulously poured and dried. All the paints contract when they dry, some more than others.
They dry out in a way that they shrink in size by half. All our pans go through an eight-stage proprietary drying process. Because of the way we dry our pans, it can give you sometimes twice as much dehydrated paint, as tube paint, ready for your palette. Why make and sell daniel smith half pans.
Simply put, daniel smith has some of the best watercolor paints in the world, but they do not provide them in a half pan size. These paints reconstitute beautifully, and are of a wonderful consistency for travel, unlike the poured half pans with honey or sugar in them.
Yuck talk about a sticky mess. Consider this, it can take quite a while for you to go through a tube of paint, and while it sits on the shelf, it ages in the tube. Additionally, many of daniel smith's paints are quite expensive, making it hard for an artist who loves to experiment with color, as i do, to experience all the different offerings daniel smith has (at last count 256 of them). By providing half pans, you can experiment and find your favorites.Who doesn't love pyrrol red. This item is made of daniel smith watercolor paints.