|A palette is the selection of paints used to make a painting. These determine all the mixtures and color effects you can create for the image. This section summarizes the range of choices available to you.
a basic palette
Recommended paints for learning the basics of color and color mixing, or for working in the field with minimal equipment.
the complete palette
The most common pigments available in 36 basic color categories (with links to the guide to watercolor pigments).
Brilliant or muted, staining or transparent, the paints in your palette should work well together.
It's easier to understand palettes by seeing what they can do. Here are the palettes of more than a dozen contemporary watercolor painters.
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