Saturday, April 1, 2017

Being on Instagram you find lots of cool stuff!  I came across these handmade watercolors.  There are three main ones as far as I can tell:  "Redwood Willow", "Greenleaf and Blueberry" then "Pfeiffer Art Supply".  You can usually buy from "Pfeiffer Art Supply" with no problem... I don't know if they have more staff and keep up with stock? "Redwood Willow" and "Greenleaf and Blueberry" watercolors are made by just one or so people.  It's plain luck if you get to pick up any of their paints.  They'll post when some will be available and then everyone all over the world at the same time try to snatch up the kits or singles.  I was fortunate to get two colors!
And then a few weeks later last Christmas I was watching and watching the time,... just hoping and praying I'd be lucky enough to get some more.  At the perfect second the products became available I was quick to get one of the kits and in my cart and paid for before the rush of everyone else!!!  An entire kit from "Redwood Willow"!  Whoo hooo!  The whole store was sold out in under three minutes. 

They seem to be more natural colors and as of yet I still haven't painted anything except for a color chart.... But just knowing I have them makes me happy!      As far as "Greenleaf and Blueberry"... no luck there.
I did order a kit from "Pfeiffer Art Supply".  They look like gorgeous colors and more bright.  Maybe better for my botanical art.  I still haven't even opened up the tiny little packages of each color.  I'm saving it for a special day. 


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