Watercolor Brush Care - yes you can restore an old, beat up, brush.

Art lessons on Video; beginner through advanced tips and technique on how to paint with watercolor.

This is a lesson on caring for your brushes. A heavily used brush has a lifetime measured in months or years. Nevertheless it it possible to make them last decades.


Are your brushes all bent out of shape? Well they don't have to be that way, and neither do you.


Do you ever lose your brushes on field trips? Not any more.


Does your brush ever lose its head. We can fix that.


Have your brushes lost their shape? Get that shapeless old brush back into a bikini.


Learn How.



Watercolor palette showing a warm and cool paint for each of the primary colors This is a map of the captains color palette.
See materials list below...

The map shows the location of each of the paints. The group on the left are the sedimentary colors. Those in the right are the non sedimentary colors. The palette is just a cut down ice cube tray

Burnt Sienna
0 - Red
Yellow Ochre
1 - Yellow
2 - Green
Cerulean Blue
3 - Blue
  ...( non sed. )
Phthalo Blue
4 - Cool Blue
Ultramarine Blue
5 - Warm Blue
Pyrrol Red
6 - Warm Red
Info Alizarin Crimson
( Quinacridone )

7 - Cool Red
Arylide Yellow FGL
8 - Warm Yellow
Arylide Yellow Deep
9 - Cool Yellow

140 Lb. Cold Pressed
140 Lb. Cold Pressed

The warmest color is orange

The coolest color is middle-blue

A warm red would be like a tomato (orangy)

A cool red Is like a strawbery (purpleish)

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