watercolor travel sets

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Post by enrico » Tue Dec 26, 2006 7:23 pm

Good point Zan ... if one can afford the professional grade cakes ... it sure makes a difference ...
Love your altoid box set up !! Awesome ...


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Watercolor Pocket Boxes

Post by padilla » Wed Oct 10, 2007 6:16 am

The compact watercolor pocket box is indispensable for sketchcrawling. Here are a few that participants in my sketching workshops have used with good results:[url http://www.gardenandhearth.com/Sketchin ... colors.htm[/url]

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Re: watercolor travel sets

Post by littleweaver » Thu Apr 02, 2009 6:30 pm

Some of the best paints I have found for the best prices have been at http://www.cheapjoes.com.
Their American Journey series (professional grade watercolors so a little pricey but not super bad) is FANTASTIC and they have some dry kits that are good for travel that have some very intense colors. I tend to get the tubes and carry around a small plastic plate and a thermos of water. I also make sure that I don't use any of the poison paints so that if any leak onto the ground they aren't harming anything. I use an old flat cigar box (you can buy them really cheap at cigar and tobacco shops) to carry my brushes in. :mrgreen:
Cheap Joe's also has student grade and other professional grade watercolors and other supplies for great prices, including W&N if you just really like that brand. I haven't found a site that has better sells than this one (for all of us starving artists out there).

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