Gold pigment and gum arabic form a saturated, light fast water colour. This handmade pigment has the texture of a gauche, the metallic gleam lays on the surface as opposed to sinking deeply, as a traditional watercolor would. Layers perfectly with paintstones and other watercolors.
5ml glass jar, 5ml in Zhooniyaa’aande-Gold colour
Beam Paints was started by Anong Beam who grew up harvesting hematite pigments with her parents in the stunning natural landscape of the lacloche mountain range near her home in M'chigeeng First Nation on Manitoulin Island. She learned a love of pigment and color from her parents who are both artists and eventually this early knowledge of indigenous pigments was used to make her new line of paints focusing on sublime color and biodegradable packaging. All the paints and packing is hand made, hand cut and sanded from reclaimed white cedar and birch or wrappers hand printed in shop with plant based inks and waxed with local beeswax. Beam Paints is a plastic free company. "Thank you for supporting indigenous female business!" Anong Beam