• Fade Test for Gouache

    12 days ago - By Gurney Journey

    A little more than nine months ago, the Shinhan company of Korea sent me a set of their Pass Design watercolor/gouache hybrid paints to try out.
    I gave a preliminary review of the brand's working properties after a painting a pharmacy using a limited palette of colors.
    I also painted a set of test swatches. The top half of each swatch is pure paint from the tube. The bottom half is tinted with some titanium white.
    I then cut each set of swatches in half. The left half of the swatches went into an envelope in the basement, where they remained dark and cool for more than ten months.
    I put...
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