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A New Square Paint Palette From Schmincke

I can’t help myself, my favorite palette box is the Schmincke Square pan box. Since 2000, I’ve been using them for my larger travel palettes of watercolor and gouache—filling them with the paints I want to use. Then for a long time the square box hasn’t been available. (I’ve actually been afraid of loosing my existing […]

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Hahnemühle’s Nostalgie Paper Is Now In Elegant Sketchbooks!

Above: First sketch in my new Large A4 Nostalgie Sketchbook with Pentel Brush Pen (pigment, squeezy handle). Click on the image to view an enlargement. In August I received an email from Hahnemühle announcing their new sketchbook line containing Nostalgie paper. (Nostalgia is a 190 gsm natural white paper that has a smooth surface and is […]

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Exquisite Corpse with Wet Paint

Above: An 18 x 30 inch acrylic painting I made on Stonehenge white. I began with a series of sketches and thumbnails. I blew elements up and composed them into place. I then drew my sketch with the Pentel Pocket Brush Pen and painted with Daniel Smith Acrylics, using large filberts—about 1- and 2-inches wide. Click on […]

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Winsor & Newton Pigmented Alcohol Markers

Above: Marker sketch made using the Winsor & Newton Alcohol-Based Pigment Markers on their special marker paper. Click on the image to view an enlargement. A week or so ago Wet Paint and Winsor & Newton (W&N) held a party to introduce Winsor & Newton's Alcohol-Based Pigment Markers. Note: these are DIFFERENT from their Watercolor […]

New Custom Schmincke Horadam Gouache Sets Have Arrived at Wet Paint in St. Paul!

If the above video doesn't run you can view it at this link on YouTube. A short while ago on Facebook I let a hint drop that something very fun was going to be happening in May concerning gouache! Well it happened May 4, 2016. The new Schmincke Horadam Custom Gouache Set arrived at Wet Paint […]

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What’s New At Wet Paint and A Quick Look at Pigma Professional Brush Pens from Sakura

Above: Scan of various lines made with the Pigma Professional Brush Pens from Sakura, on a yellow legal pad. Read below about pen characteristics. Click on the image to view an enlargement. I love going over to Wet Paint, but lately it has been even more fun because the interior landscape there changes every day. […]

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Paws on Grand Is Sunday, August 3, 2014

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Don Colley Visits The Twin Cities This WEEKEND!

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Another Reason to Shop at Your Local Independent Art Supply Store: Gelli Arts Printing Plate Sets at Wet Paint

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Getting By With the Help of Your Friends—Paws on Grand

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