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The  Complete Wildwood set
The  Complete Wildwood set

The Complete Wildwood set

Regular price $255.00 AUD $0.00 AUD
The Complete Wildwood Collection consists of 20 muted colours in half pans commonly see in nature which made them perfect for plein air or any nature illustrations. They are all single pigment artist grade colours made from natural pigments. This rich earthy palette is presented in a lovely vintage cigar tin I found at a local market. This palette is definitely a one of a kind.

Here are the colours included:
- Lemon Ochre
- Orange Ochre
- Venetian Red
- Verona Green Earth
- Mayan Blue#1
- Burnt Umber
- Rouge Pozzuoli
- Vine Black
- Buff Titanium
- Violet hematite
- Slate grey
- Nicosia green earth
- Antica green earth
- French turquoise
- Dragon's blood
- Burnt sienna
- Graphite
- Barite white
- Raw Umber
- Raw Sienna

This set also includes:

- A Vintage cigar tin*
- A hand painted colour chart
- A strong magnet has been attached to each pan for your convenience

*As this is a vintage item, some scratches and small dents are expected and a part of its vintage character.

These artist 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 include natural ingredients such as gum, honey and a little bit of natural preservative. Each pigment has its own recipe as they react very differently when mixed, so I have spent hours and made countless batches of test paint to get a good balance of pigment to binder. Unlike the 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 for each pan from start to finish depends on the weather and the pigment.

Please note, even though I try 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 sticky surface will not affect the use or the ability of the paint to re-wet.

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

Most of the pigments I used have excellent lightfastness rating. Except Mayan Blue and French Turquoise which has a very good lightfastness rating. The colour index are indicated on the packaging for your information

Thank you for visiting my shop!

Feel free to contact me if you have any questions :)

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