Watercolour Sets

BeamPaints Birch Palettes

Art Shack


Regular price $20.00
BeamPaints Birch Palettes
BeamPaints Birch Palettes
BeamPaints Birch Palettes
BeamPaints Birch Palettes
BeamPaints Birch Palettes
BeamPaints Birch Palettes

Hand cut and sanded palettes made from reclaimed birch with bark still on, filled with just pigment and binder, so saturated the personality of the pigment really shows through.

Available in trios of primaries (Ultramarine, Quincridone Magenta and Hansa Yellow), a special "NB Palette" made just for Art Shack, with a forrest green, sky blue and Ultramarine, and the blue trio palette which has Ultramarine Blue, Phthalo Blue, and Robbins Egg Blue.

 

More information on Beam Paints:

Beam Paints is the result of a multi generational love of pigment, paint, colour, and innovation. I was raised by my  artist parents Carl Beam and Ann Beam, was taught from a young age how to harvest hematite pigment in the lacloche mountain range near our home in M'chigeeng First Nation on Manitoulin Island. Beam Paints draws on my early educations in Indigenous pigment and expands it to encompass all paint traditions. A focus on high quality pigment content creates sublime artist materials, with plastic free packaging

 https://www.thefoundryhomegoods.com/blogs/journal/an-exquisite-lineage-of-hand-captured-color-meet-a/

Gathering Colour Article in Snapline summer 2019 Page 27-31

Lightfast pigments, tree sap, gum arabic, and Manitoulin honey, create a handmade  saturated colour that is a joy to paint with, from thick stripes to fine washes and details, quality is evident in every stroke. Our watercolours are shaped into paintstones, our version of a half-pan, wrapped in beeswaxed canvas. Or  pans are packaged in slices of cedar and birch offcuts from an Indigenous sustainable lumber operation.

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