Trad Basics Week
When learning how to paint traditionally, most people pick their colours two ways: buying a kit of basic colours, and/or buying random tubes that look like they might resemble the colours in the finished piece the person is envisioning. Unfortunately a lot of beginners don't have a teacher standing over their shoulders advising them which tube of red or white is going to be most useful in the long-run, or how that one $12 tube will last fifteen times longer than the $4.75 "student grade" tube beside it - and be easier to work with.
Student-grade cobalt violet hue is not amused with my elitism.
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