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Deli Solid Watercolor: the Perfect Companion for Plein Air Painting

The practice of plein-air painting, or painting in the open air, has captivated artists for centuries. The allure of capturing the essence of a landscape or scene directly from nature has a unique charm. For Plein air artists, selecting the right materials is essential, and Deli Solid Watercolors are emerging as the perfect companion for this artistic journey. In this blog, we'll explore how Deli Solid Watercolors enhance the plein air painting experience.

The Appeal of Plein Air Painting

Plein air painting offers artists a chance to connect with the world around them, immersing themselves in nature, urban landscapes, or any outdoor environment. The experience of painting on location allows artists to capture the interplay of light, color, and atmosphere in real time. It's a practice that encourages observation and quick decision-making, resulting in fresh, spontaneous, and lively artwork.

Why Deli Solid Watercolors for Plein Air?

Deli Solid Watercolor offers several advantages that make them an excellent choice for plein air artists:


One of the primary considerations for plein air artists is portability. Deli Solid Watercolor sets are compact, lightweight, and easily transportable. Whether you're hiking to a remote location or painting in a bustling city, these sets are designed for on-the-go convenience.

No Mess

Deli Solid Watercolors come in solid form, eliminating the need for tubes or palettes. This means no mess or accidental spills, which can be a common concern for plein air artists. With Deli Solid Watercolors, you can focus on your art without worrying about cleanup.

Vibrant Colors

The pigments in Deli Solid Watercolors are known for their vibrancy and luminosity. When you're painting outdoors, capturing the brilliance of natural light and color is essential. These watercolors provide a wide range of vivid hues, allowing you to express the beauty of your surroundings.

Techniques for Plein Air Painting with Deli Solid Watercolors

To make the most of your plein air painting experience with Deli Solid Watercolors, consider the following techniques:

Limited Color Palette

Simplify your color palette to reduce the number of colors you need to carry. Focus on a few essential colors that can be mixed to create a wide range of hues.

Quick Sketches

Plein air painting often involves capturing fleeting moments and changing lighting conditions. Start with quick sketches to capture the essence of your scene and then refine your work as you go.

Wet-in-Wet Technique

Given the fast-drying nature of plein air painting, the wet-in-wet technique can be particularly effective. Apply water to your paper and then add watercolor, allowing the colors to blend naturally.

Explore Different Surfaces

Experiment with various surfaces to see what works best for your style and location. Watercolor paper, sketchbooks, or even postcards can serve as unique canvases for your plein-air art.

Plein air painting is a beautiful way to connect with nature and the world around you, and Deli Solid Watercolors enhance this experience. Their portability, convenience, and vibrant colors make them the ideal companion for plein air artists. Whether you're a seasoned outdoor painter or just beginning to explore this artistic practice, Deli Solid Watercolors provides the tools you need to bring the beauty of the outdoors to life on paper. So, pack your paints, find a scenic spot, and let the world around you inspire your next plein air masterpiece.

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