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Topic: Stopped buying sets of coloring items, which single colors to buy?  (Read 184 times)
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« on: January 03, 2017 08:36:39 AM »

Used to buy coloring sets of pencils, watercolors, acryl, pastels etc Since sets is usually the same standard colors I got thinking about buying single colors in more unusual colors/hues. A few years ago I got some single oil pastels of the gold/metallic type. Now I am looking at watercolor pencils. Things like venetian red and pompeii red caught my eye. I did buy a magenta single watercolor pencil some time ago and a pink not sure what color exactly as its number is not at the site I bought it from.If anyone has unusual single color watercolor pencils would like to know what you bought?
I like vibrant colors and seldom use neutrals. What do I buy? Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: January 04, 2017 02:04:34 PM »

I usually buy the purest versions available of black, white, red, yellow, blue, and a magenta-ish pink.  That lets me blend pretty much any other color.  regular red is usually too orange to  make a good purple, so I use the pink.  Some blues are too red to make a good turquoise, so I sometimes buy that, too.
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« Reply #2 on: February 07, 2017 02:44:43 AM »

I usually buy the purest versions available of black, white, red, yellow, blue, and a magenta-ish pink. 

Me too, I do this for paint, particularly specialised paint like screen printing inks, textile paint etc. Good primaries +black and white and you can do almost everything. Although I have a flamingo obsession, so a flamingo pink is often purchased
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