While writing my review of the Daniel Smith Ultimate Mixing Set, I had to think about all the characteristics of watercolor and how they might affect the results that an artist might get because of them. I’m fortunate in a way, in that I like to experiment and enjoy finding how the characteristics work.
Not everyone enjoys that. In fact, most people soon find a preference, but often they aren’t quite sure why they like a certain color and simply limit their palette. That can actually be helpful in the beginning, but can also limit what is possible.
I found this glossary of terms at Green Leaf & Blueberry that I think explains the various characteristics in a way that’s easy to understand.
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