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Beginning Watercolor Painting: A Guide To Choosing and Using Greenleaf & Blueberry Handmade Watercolors

Beginning Watercolor Painting: A Guide To Choosing and Using Greenleaf & Blueberry Handmade Watercolors

Beginning watercolor painting- or anything new can feel a bit like being a little kid locked outside the house.  First, you have to decide to begin.  Then comes clearing the hurdle of feeling daunted and overwhelmed.

This is a guide to help you dive right in to the joy of watercolor painting and assist you in figuring out where to start with our colors.  Every artist is different and will need their own approach.  We are here to help!...

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Greenleaf & Blueberry Artisanal Handmade Watercolors How To Paint A Watercolor Color Chart

How To Paint Your Own Watercolor Color Chart

Painting with a color yourself versus seeing it first hand with your own eyes is a completely different experience from trying to glean information about colors from a brochure, picture, etc.  In this post we explain the value of creating an original color chart with the colors in your palette...
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Greenleaf & Blueberry Artisanal Handmade Watercolors

How to Pick Your Palette Series: Primary Color Palettes

Primary colors are both wonderful and terrible, a blessing and a curse, all wrapped up in a great big rainbow trojan horse.  In this post we separate myth from fact and guide you in selecting a primary color palette that will allow you to mix clean, beautiful secondaries and be the perfect mini palette for your travels
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Greenleaf & Blueberry Artisanal Handmade Watercolors The Wild Bird's Egg Set

How to Pick Your Palette Series: Dual Color Mini Watercolor Palettes

The Dual Color Palette.  Oft overlooked.  Many are familiar with monochrome and most others are fully aware of the primary colors.  The two color palette is like the forgotten middle child of minimalist palettes.  It’s also a wild child...
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Greenleaf & Blueberry Artisanal Handmade Watercolors Single Pigment Palettes Full Pans Half Pans

The How to Pick Your Palette Series: The Minimalist Approach To Watercolor – Single Pigment Palettes

A spotlight on the ultimate form of minimalism in watercolor painting: the Single Pigment Palette.  There is so much that can be done with just one color, and sometimes--  one is all you need...
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