Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, shipping times will vary, please see more info in shipping and policy section. Only tracked shipping is available for all palette orders. Dotcards will be sent as letters, therefore no tracking will be available. Next shop update 25th September 11am AEST
Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, shipping times will vary, please see more info in shipping and policy section. Only tracked shipping is available for all palette orders. Dotcards will be sent as letters, therefore no tracking will be available. Next shop update 25th September 11am AEST
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Secret Garden Inorganic Full Set
Secret Garden Inorganic Full Set
Peppercon

Secret Garden Inorganic Full Set

Regular price $120.00 AUD $0.00 AUD

Secret Garden Inorganic Full Set is part of the Secret Garden Collection curated by Peppercon.
This little travel set is inspired by the flowers and fauna in a spring garden.
This set consists of 10 vibrant colours in half-pans that resemble the colours in lavender, cherry blossoms and many other wild flowers that you may find in your garden. They are all single-pigment artist-grade colours made from synthetic pigments which means they are more refined and easier to mix than natural pigments. This set is perfect for botanical illustrations or plein air painting.

Here are the colours included:
- Rose Magenta
- Quinacridone Magenta
- Quinacridone Red
- Ultramarine Violet
- Dioxazine Violet
- Lemon Yellow
- French Orange
- Phthalo Green
- Ultramarine Blue

This set also includes:

- A small travel tin
- A hand-painted colour chart
- A strong magnet has been attached to each pan for your convenience
- All colours will be wrapped individually in foil to protect them during delivery

These artist-grade paints are all hand-mulled in tiny batches by me in Melbourne, Australia. I sourced and tested pigments from both local and international suppliers to create this collection. I made my own binder which includes natural ingredients such as gum, honey and natural preservative. Each pigment has its own recipe as they react very differently when mixed. I have spent hours and made countless batches of test paint to get a good balance of pigment to binder. Unlike many commercial watercolours, no fillers are used in the process, only binder and pigment. In some colours, up to 70% pigment was used. All pans are hand-poured and dried gradually in three layers to ensure they are fully filled. It takes at least two weeks to complete each pan depending on the weather and the pigment.

Please note, even though I tried my best to make each pan perfect, they won't be. Some cracking or tackiness might appear on some colours due to the climate or the pigment. Cracking in the pan or a sticky surface will not affect the use or the ability of the paint to re-wet.

WARNING:
While all colours in this collection are made from non-toxic ingredients, they are not for human consumption. Keep out of reach of small children.

Lightfastness:
Most of the pigments I used have an 'excellent' lightfastness rating, except for Rose Magenta and French Orange which have a 'very good' lightfastness rating. The colour index is indicated on the packaging for your information.

IMPORTANT SHIPPING INFORMATION

COVID-19 Update:

Due to the current limitation to shipping across the world, shipping times will be slightly affected. Please follow this link to view the latest estimated shipping times from Auspost. 

https://auspost.com.au/about-us/news-media/important-updates/coronavirus/coronavirus-international-updates#international 

All orders will be shipped as standard delivery (with tracking) except dot cards which will be shipped via international letter. 

Please note, unfortunately, shipping is not available to some countries due to the current situation. Please see link above to see the full list of the countries that are currently unavailable for delivery. 


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