How to Organize your Watercolor Paint Tubes

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Don’t you love when you feel good and  productive in your creative corner?  Last weekend was a productive one as I spent most of it in my studio doing all sorts of things: 

• I organized my watercolor paint tubes by color family and stored them in empty face-moisturizer jars. It turns out that these little jars are perfect containers for small watercolor paint tubes. Try this!

• Started a watercolor painting of some asparagus as part of my (slow going) 100-day project.

• Experimented with color and made some modifications to my palette.

• Found a silicone lid for one of my water containers to keep my dear cat, Coco, from drinking the water. This is a new behavior and I don’t want her getting sick. She makes life very colorful sometimes.

• Now I am very excited preparing material for my up-coming online watercolor course, which I’ll be announcing very soon. Stay tuned for more information and dates!

And what about you? What are you working on?

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  • Melissa Hyatt April 8, 2018, 11:48 am

    It’s fun to see your workspace and someone else who’s palette is as colorful and messy as my own! I’m painting basil from my kitchen garden today. Happy painting!

    • leylatorres April 8, 2018, 12:09 pm

      Hi Melissa.
      You are painting basil… You must live in a more southern latitude than I do. I won’t see basil in my garden until July!
      Thank you for sharing about what you are painting.

      The messy palette you see in the photo is my more “experimental” palette. I use it when I bring new colors into my studio and I want to learn about how they behave. But I usually paint from my more “orderly” palette which you can see on the right of one photo. I had just cleaned it out and placed some new colors around. But whatever works for each one of us, right? I do feel like there has to be room for total caos, either in the studio or on the palette! 😄 I find myself in constant loops of chaos and order.

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