Designs by Rachel Beth Watercolors - Irish Luck - First Impression/Swatches

Spoiler alert, I absolutely love these watercolors by Designs by Rachel Beth on Etsy!  She makes handmade watercolor palettes and the attention to detail is everything.  From her consistent Friday shop updates, to the ease of ordering, it's all good.  I love the unique shades you get in this Irish Luck palette, there is just nothing like them that I've seen.  These have a shimmer to them that works beautifully in original pieces.  Duo-chrome candy and I am obsessed.  I've painted bears with the paints so far and you can see them right down below and on my Instagram.

These green shades will work perfectly with my future mermaids as well.  Such a great addition to my set.  If I had to give a tip, it would be to have a mixing palette on hand.  A white plate or plastic one is fine, I just needed room to mix my paints.  These beautiful tins have all of the space occupied by the swatch paper and the paints (which I don't mind at all, so convenient).  So when I was working with them I completely forgot that I need room to mix and once I had that room, painting was an even better experience.  

I can't recommend these paints enough and I have a bit of an obsession.  You can get half pans and full pans, plus she offers free shipping.  I'm on my fourth palette. *ahem* :) #sorrynotsorry

Have you tried her paints or any other handmade paints?  Let me know!

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