Tip file: Don't clean those dirty palettes

Photo by Oliver Beattie

From Earl Lewis, in the February 1993 issue of The Artist’s Magazine:

I rarely, if ever, clean my watercolor palettes. I simply purchase new ones. I discovered that a dirty palette is a virtual treasure trove of fascinating colors. So many colors are already mixed that I often find just the color I’m looking for in the edge of a well on one of my palettes.

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