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Howdy!

Apologies if this is elsewhere, but I was unable to find it.

I'm looking for a list of reaper paints that would make the majority of colors I would need to take with me for traveling.

I remember Anne mentioning she travels with something like 18 paints and she can make everything from that. I'm no Anne, but I can swirl some paint.

Thanks for any leads! Otherwise I'll just find equivalents for all Bob Ross's paints he runs across the bottom of the screen and make do.::D:

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I can tell you what I carry, but they are artist colors, so I'm not sure what good that would do you. Sorry, fren.

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1 hour ago, Loim said:

I can tell you what I carry, but they are artist colors, so I'm not sure what good that would do you. Sorry, fren.

I'll take it as a starting point!

Otherwise I'm gonna pack the thing full of turquoise, purple, and walnut brown and call it a day. ::D:::D:

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12 minutes ago, Marineal said:

I'll take it as a starting point!

Otherwise I'm gonna pack the thing full of turquoise, purple, and walnut brown and call it a day. ::D:::D:

My work here is done.

 

My travel set is:

Napthol Red Light

Benzimidazolone Yellow Medium

Permanent Green

Mars Black

Titanium White

Burnt Umber

Dioxazine Purple

Vallejo Metal Medium

 

 

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Off the top of my head, I believe Clear Red, Clear Yellow, Clear Blue, Palomino Gold, and Chestnut Brown are all single-pigment colors you can mix other colors from. I’d add Pure White to that.

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If there’s a Clear Magenta (my memory is hazy), it’s a separate pigment from Clear Red and also very useful.

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I don't know what she caries but I can tell you what is useful, generally speaking:

primaries: Red, Blue, Yellow

1.Red

2.Blue

3.Yellow

secondaries (to not have to mix so much): Orange, Green, Purple

4.Orange

5.Green

6.Purple

These should be as single pigment as possible, most of the time clear or transparent colors are realtively clean for mixing purposes.

 

Then you need value, so black and white at the least, I usually like to have a mid gray in there too

7.Black

8.Mid Gray

9.White

 

To prevent  the need  of mixing stuff you usually need I would take browns, dark and light for leather and a slightly orangish brown for wood.

10.Dark Brown

11.Light Brown

12.Orangish Brown (give me back woodland brown!)

 

Metallics, gold and silver.

13. Gold

14. Silver

 

I would say thats what a good basic set should be. You have most of what you want ready and can mix the rest realtively easily. If you have a project at hand also   take a number of colors specifically for that project.

Specifically if humans are involved I would take at aleast a skin color:

15. Basic skin color

 

Otherwise I would likely pack convenience stuff, washes, medium,  or off-colors I use often.

16. Sepia Wash

17. Black Wash

18. Beige/Yellowish off-white (for scrollwork, bones etc.) (Army Painter Arid Earth is my color of coice here, I just love it).

 

So reaper colors (don't have many of them so going by swatches here):

1. Clear Red or Rach Red

2. Clear Blue or True Blue

3. Clear Yellow or Lemon Yellow

4. Fire Orange  (Why is there no Clear Orange?)

5. Clear Green or Adonese Green

6. Clear Purple or Malverine Purple

7. Pure Black

8. Rainy Gray

9. Pure White

10. Muddy Brown

11. Leather Brown

12. Harvest Brown

13. New Gold

14. Polished Silver

15. Pale Flesh

16. Brown Wash

17. Black Wash

18. Creamy Ivory

If you want a bonus off black color:

19. Coal Black as a slightly blue/turquois tint, it's awesome.

And I you want an even number either a darker flesh tone or a flesh wash:

20. Flesh Wash

 

Be aware though that the clears  have broccoli coverage, so usually I would substitute regular colors.

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Wow! That's amazing. And exactly what I was looking for!

Thanks so much @MoebiusStrip!

Gotta go pack my bag now!

 

(And clear magenta is one of my faves, @Pingo,so I definitely will pack that one. Thanks!)

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On 7/31/2019 at 5:53 AM, MoebiusStrip said:

 

Be aware though that the clears  have broccoli coverage, so usually I would substitute regular colors.

 

This is because they lack any additional opaque pigments (like white or black) or other additives to make them such.  a small amount of a pure white or black mixed in changes their color very little but will make them much much more opaque.

Great list btw.

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2 hours ago, Cygnwulf said:

side note on clear orange, I just saw this... hope it's still true

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Ask this on Reaper Liver tonight.

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1 hour ago, Clearman said:

 

Ask this on Reaper Liver tonight.

I typically miss Reaper Live. Falls right in the middle of no-technology family time for me.

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32 minutes ago, Cygnwulf said:

 

I typically miss Reaper Live. Falls right in the middle of no-technology family time for me.


I'm missing the live hour as well.  :-(

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