Oops, I forgot to post an update. Studio Six refunded me, and told me they’d be letting their supplier know the tube was defective. I spent my refund on the Daniel Smith Lapis Lazuli genuine and it’s lovely! 🙂
Yeah, I wasn’t really expecting a vibrant blue, though. I’ve seen many a swatch of Daniel Smith’s lapis lazuli and though it’s quite weak, at least there is still some notable blue to it. This is basically green, grey and gross – though there may look like some blue because of the lighting in my pic, it’s really yellowy greenish. Also, it paints…[Read more]
Thanks Sandra. It’s blah indeed! I think I’ll send off an email to the supplier in any case and see what they say. It’s still really separated looking as well, so even if this is the correct colour (which I’m still thinking it’s not), the separation renders it nearly unusable. I’m thinking that it was either incorrectly labeled, has been sitting…[Read more]
I recently ordered DV’s Lapis Lazuli genuine, having wanting to try it for so long! The tube arrived yesterday and the paint inside was separated, so I had to give it a generous stir in the tube prior to testing it. I swatched it several times and was disappointed, as it’s looking like Davy’s Grey or Green Earth,…[Read more]
A few more from the sketchbook…
I’ll be glad when I’ve got this S&B Alpha Sketchbook completed as I’m starting to wish for a thicker more sturdy paper. I have a Beta coming up next. cedarwaxwing_smloon_sm
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