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BEAM PAINTS - Spectrum 11

$60.00 CAD

BEAM PAINTS - Spectrum 11

The sweetest travel palette of colours set in a reclaimed white birch block from Manitoulin Island and finished with warm beeswax.  All paints are handmade in small batches with local Manitoulin honey, wildcrafted tree sap, hand gathered, washed and sifted Manitoulin stone and the finest lightfast pigments. Available in three sizes 

Birch Mini-Cookie Spectrum 11   1/2”pans

This palette is a spectrum of some of our most popular colours. Choose to paint the rainbow, or mix any two together to create a wide range of hues. 11 colours including Strawberry, Magenta, Peach, Pumpkin, Fall Poplar Yellow, Spring Green, Robin’s Egg Blue, Great Ocean, Almost Night, Blueberry Mountain or Lavender and Gold. This set is also available as a Travel Card or Paintstone Palette.

About

Beam Paints is the result of a multi-generational love of pigment, paint, colour, and innovation. Anong Beam was raised by artist parents, Carl Beam and Ann Beam, and was taught from a young age how to harvest hematite pigment in the LaCloche mountain range near their home in M'Chigeeng First Nation on Manitoulin Island. Beam Paints draws on Anong’s early educations in Indigenous pigment and expands it to encompass all paint traditions. A focus on high quality pigment content creates sublime artist materials, with plastic free packaging.

 Lightfast pigments, tree sap, gum Arabic, and Manitoulin honey, blend together to create a handmade saturated colour that is a joy to paint with. From thick stripes to fine washes and details, quality is evident in every stroke. Beam watercolours are shaped into paint stones, their version of a half-pan, before being wrapped in beeswaxed canvas. Beam pans are packaged in slices of cedar and birch offcuts from an Indigenous sustainable lumber operation.

Thank you for supporting indigenous family business! The paints you have selected are made with local manitoulin honey, wildcrafted tree sap, hand-gathered, washed and sifted manitoulin stone, and the finest lightfast pigments. We strive to be a plastic free company and we make all our packaging either hand-cut and sanded reclaimed white cedar and birch, or, wrappers, hand printed in the shop with plant based inks, and waxed with local beeswax. 

To see our process and mini tutorials visit - instagram@beampaints and beampaints. com