How to Make Your Own Vegetable Dye Paint

by | Jun 20, 2022

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Want to watercolor but you don’t have the right color? Make your own paint out of vegetable dyes! Watch this simple how-to to create your own natural pigments from whatever you have in the refrigerator or neighborhood market. Then eat the veg you steamed for a snack after you paint!


The paper I’m using in this demo is from a Arches Cold Press Watercolor Paper

And the water-soluble graphite pencils I’m using are made by Derwent


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