Travel materials

Last week, on our Disney cruise I posted a couple photos of my make-shift painting table. One of my best friends, Nolwenn Petitbois asked me what all I took on these adventures so I wanted to share with you all here the materials that I took on board the Disney Magic. Keep in mind this little space was only around 2ft x 3ft. I used a cup cover (ones that go over the cocktail glasses that our found in many hotel rooms) filled with tissue to dab the paint after rinsing the brushes.

Normally I only carry my journal and watercolors. I did take those too but I sometimes I get frustrated and just want to glue and paint and layer.....So I took some minimal items to keep me creating.
watercolor paper 9x12
Cardboard pad to protect the surface

7 paints as well as glue and a catalyst wedge
paint colors:
paynes gray
carbon black
turquoise craft paint
neon red craft paint ---> can be found at craft stores for around $1.50
black white matte paint
quin nickel azo gold- golden

a long brush holder that holds all my pencils, oil pastels, sharpeners, etc
(the link is from utrecht. I got this at a local art store for around $5.00)

gallery neon pink pastel
caran d'ache neo color ii
a few colored pencils
6b pencil
charcoal
stabilo graphite pencil

some ephemera

I ended up creating several paintings as well as a gift for a table mate for her birthday. I love being able to take my paints and create.









Comments

  1. glad you had a vacation to take and art to create,,love your work!!

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  2. You are always so inspiring, Mindy, love how you used your free time on the cruise to create. No books to read for you, I so get it. When I travel I always take a pad and watercolor and my favorite water brush....!! thanks for sharing your new pictures. Love them all!!

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  3. Thanks for the inspiration Mindy, as always your girls are beautiful x

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  4. Awe, I love this! Your pieces are absolutely beautiful & I LOVE seeing what you travel with - it inspires me to take much less ;) xo

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