diy : en plein air watercolor kit

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image, a photo by –erin kate on Flickr.

I’m currently studying in Barcelona & I’ve really gotten into travel drawing/painting using this little “kit” . . .

I started with this $1 eyeshadow palette

– sanded off the label

– scraped out the eyeshadow

– painted the lid white to make a clean surface to mix colors on

-spray painted the outside (gold is best !)

– squeezed in my favorite watercolors (these are Koi brand)

& that’s it! Some things I’ve done with it . .

[p.s. I’m still updating my travel blog if you’re interested !]

14 comments on “diy : en plein air watercolor kit

  1. Amazing, how you made a travel kit for your watercolor, but eyeshadow colors were also beautiful!))) Love your drawings! Its a dream to travel and to draw everything you see that catching the eye and heart!)

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  3. Is so beautiful, truly inspiring all that you do, well done indeed!.
    Just a question: where did you buy the cute little paint brush which seems to have water inside the handle itself?.
    Many thanks for your generosity in sharing your creativity.

  4. Thanks so much for this! I am about to leave for a month long trip to Spain, and was looking exactly for something like this to give me ideas on how to pack travel painting supplies. So excited to try! Thanks for sharing. Your work is beautiful.

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