As someone who owns both DaVinci sets, I can assure you, they get a LOT of use. The Scratchmade palette takes the edge for me because I like having both the PR101 burnt sienna deep and the Phthalo green in my full pan mixers, and really like the large assortment of interesting colors in the bottom row.
I agree–DaVinci paints were the first artist paints I saved up for. I purchased their original mixing tin a few years ago, and have refilled most of the pans several times over. I like that Tonya added some fun and interesting paints into the SJ palette in addition to the mixing heavyweights.
Thanks, Sharon. After rewetting, tube and pan paints are nearly identical with DaVinci paint. Considering the tin alone is a $30 value, $2/half pan and $4/full pan is a great value. The color selection is a lot of fun if you enjoy swatching and playing with color like I do. 🙂🎨🖌️
You made me laugh, because I was pretty smitten with the shopper tote, too. The paints are great to work with. The sampler dot pack is the only a few dollars, and would give you a chance to play with a wide range of their colors. Not all of the Scratchmade colors are on the dot see, but several are. Hope you entered the giveaway!
Oh, yes! It’s fun working with another artist’s palette choices, especially when the whole set-up is grab & go. I kept popping over to Tonya’s blog and Insta for ideas, too. A couple of other painters on Instagram are using the palette in inspiring ways. I’ll see if we can get a hashtag set up for this palette.
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