• Hi I think I’ve sorted my pallet colours and the perminant rose is PV 19 and I have a schmincke perminant carmine PV19, and I am happy to go with that. I did not have a rose madder deep but thanks for your input Brian. In future I think I’ll use the PV numbers less confusing.
    Jonathan

  • Hi all thanks for your input and I agree with the warm cool primary colours from Patrick. I do love schmincke, like Brian who uses them too.
    I loved DebbyN, input and the colours are the type I love the most especially the earthy ones. I just want to know is there a schmincke, colour I could use to replace the Perminant rose? It’s just I had the…[Read more]

  • Hi all,
    My new little brass box company Robertson paint box arrived today a month early. I ordered it last June and I have to say I’m very pleased with it.
    Now comes the difficult bit and that’s choosing the colours. I like Smincke, and W&N artist quality paints and especially Schmincke. It’s got sixteen paint wells but I don’t think at…[Read more]

  • Hi all,
    I’m blown away by the wonderful warm response. A really big thank you to one and all and it’s nice to know there are more newbie painters. I’m going to post my first question I think so please be patient.
    Jonathan

  • Hi all,
    A big thank you for your kind welcome. I’m just sorting a new pallet out and waiting for it and a couple of new brushes to arrive then it’s time to knuckle down and start painting which I’m really looking forward to learning new things. Again thank you all
    Jonathan

  • Hi,
    Just a quick introduction about myself. Im Jonathan and almost 64, and live in yorkshire. I found this wonderful website quite by accident through a YouTube demo and I love the loose style. I’ve been eating to try watercolouring for many, many years and it’s taken until six months after my 63rd birthday and forced retirement through health…[Read more]