So anyway, even though I was loving the purples, I just kept thinking about wanting to try to paint with handmade paints, earth pigments, or even hand ground pigments from rocks. I ordered a new tiny, limited color hand made watercolor palette from imlothmelui on Etsy. Handmade watercolors seem to be very hard to come by... 2 of the 3 main Etsy shops I tried to buy them from didn't have any available because they sell out as soon as they are stocked.... but I got 4 colors and even a metallic. Along with a sample dot card to try out other colors and I am happy with these so far. I think it will be a challenge to try to do a painting with just this palette when I take it on vacation. And I am really loving just using the violet hematite alone for this heart, by itself I can get so many shades of pink, violet and almost brown.
I think I may be addicted to buying watercolors and I am even tempted to start making my own now! Who knows what paths we shall follow?
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