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Which color do you use often in your watercolor paintings? What is your must have color? =D 

45%
227 deviants said Ultrablue Orb by kayosa-stock Blue
12%
62 deviants said Violet-orb by kayosa-stock Purple
7%
36 deviants said Green-orb by kayosa-stock Green
6%
32 deviants said Red Orb by kayosa-stock Red
6%
32 deviants said Orange-orb by kayosa-stock Brown
6%
31 deviants said YellowOrb by kayosa-stock Yellow
6%
29 deviants said :Black-orb: by kayosa-stock Black
5%
23 deviants said Rainbow-orb2 by kayosa-stock Other...Please share in the comment section.
3%
17 deviants said Tangerine Orb by kayosa-stock Orange
3%
15 deviants said Pink Orb by kayosa-stock Pink

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Shesvii Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2019  Professional Traditional Artist
Payne's grey. It's love, it's life!:iconflyingheartsplz:
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TokyoMoonlight Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2019   Traditional Artist
Never knew that grey is so popular...but now I know it since this poll :P
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Shesvii Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2019  Professional Traditional Artist
It is deep and rich!
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BromocresolGreen Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2018  Student Traditional Artist
I really like doing sketches and underpaintings with pink! no one else seems to agree, maybe because (in my opinion) the best pinks are mixed colors and not easily available pigments
but for a single pigment my favorite would have to be yellow ochre
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TokyoMoonlight Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2018   Traditional Artist
Long live the pink color Pink Brofist 
Ok...not that big fan, but I do use that bright pink/violet thing a lot also...the best combination is with blue. =D
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EpHyGeNiA Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2018  Professional Traditional Artist
payne's grey ...
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avellajorge Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2018  Professional Traditional Artist
payne´s gray
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TokyoMoonlight Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2018   Traditional Artist
Regarding our poll and the comments people left...this one is the most mentioned one.

I have now made it a mission...to buy this color the next time I go to my art shop Epic 2 

Thank you for the comment =D
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EpHyGeNiA Featured By Owner May 9, 2018  Professional Traditional Artist
You definitely NEED it! and you won't be able to live without it!
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TokyoMoonlight Featured By Owner May 9, 2018   Traditional Artist
:giggle:
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FLO311 Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I Always use blue ,I mean like Very often 
but I love Purple tooGiggle 
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TokyoMoonlight Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2018   Traditional Artist
Blue and purple is pretty...like pretty pretty :flirty:
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MondoArt Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
I pick purple. Theyre important to me for creating depth without making the picture look gloomy :)
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TokyoMoonlight Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2018   Traditional Artist
Purple is nice...great color choice =D
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MondoArt Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
right? and I they fit most of the time for shading!!
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TokyoMoonlight Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2018   Traditional Artist
Never used it for this though...but I guess it's time for me to try it =D
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Bright orange... Whether it's peach or fiery orange, it always finds a way into my paintings. I can't understand it myself. And my character has orange hair and eyes and apricot skin.
But most of my life, it used to be black.
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TokyoMoonlight Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2018   Traditional Artist
Orange - Rin Kagamine Kawaii fox- VERY IMPORTANT EDIT. orange is a pretty color =D
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Antarasol Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
I was about to vote for blue, but I can't live without the red, yellow and green either. So while blue might make the biggest area, without he other colors it just would be dull and boring to me.

Also, burnt sienna, ochre, paynes gray. Can't imagine to paint without them ...
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TokyoMoonlight Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2018   Traditional Artist
Don't we all love the whole rainbow collection =D
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Antarasol Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
In my mothers tongue there are two words, "farbig" for colored, and "bunt" for a mix of many colors. So my standard answer for the question of my favorite color is "bunt", many colors. In English this play with the words can't be done so easily though.

Lately I have developed a new love for the "earthen" pigments, like ochre, or burned siena. But that might just be the archeology freak in me, trying to paint with what the cavement had - as I sometimes try to cook with ingerdients that were known 2000 years ago already, way before the new world was conquered. Lapis lazuili is an amazing blue though, and also a very amazing mineral.

I'm a bit surprised that green made it to the third place in the poll, since it was considered one of the worst colors by the older classic painters. Maybe newer green pigments changed that and my books are too old :D

So yes, I'm a big color nerd and I like them all. The worst of winter isn't the darkness for me, but that colors are reduced to dirty shades of gray.
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TokyoMoonlight Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2018   Traditional Artist
Well...maybe because many like to paint nature, landscapes, flowers and for that you obviously have to use and like lots of green :dummy:

Das mit bunt verstehe ich =D
Ja schau mal...da versteht ja Jemand Deutsch :giggle:
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Riana-art Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2018  Professional Artist
I use a lot of indigo to tone down or darken the colours. It's the better version of black in watercolour :-)
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TokyoMoonlight Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2018   Traditional Artist
Others have sepia, you indigo...great info...maybe will try it myself also :dummy:

I like that indigo color and leaving white parts...it goes so well together...it makes the white "pop" :P
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Riana-art Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2018  Professional Artist
Those browns are great for that purpose too. It depends on the colors you want to tone down. I use Indigo for cold shadows or to tone down warm colours and sepia or umbra for warm shadows and cold tones.

Yes this dark indigo works great with white. It's maximum contrast :-)
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ZeldaGeek401 Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2018  Student Traditional Artist
For my past few waterscapes, I've been using quite a bit of brown to help darken some of the greens.
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TokyoMoonlight Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2018   Traditional Artist
Oh :O interesting...would never thought to use brown...but it makes sense :P
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driftwoodwolf Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
According to the state of my pans, it seems I use a lot of brown :'D
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TokyoMoonlight Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2018   Traditional Artist
:lmao:
I use it too...because I do lots of portraits =D
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Jennyben Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2018
Definitely Payne’s grey 
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TokyoMoonlight Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2018   Traditional Artist
If we would have the winner for the most commented color...Payne's grey would be the winner ;)
So many seem to like it. :nod:
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IvieMoon Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2018   Traditional Artist
I don’t think I could do a painting without my ultramarine blue! I use it for just about everything. My second runner up would be burnt sienna (I love the beautiful grey it makes with the ultramarine) and then a red, either cadmium or permanent rose depending on the subject. Though recently I added alizarin crimson, and it may just edge out the permanent rose...

Fun poll! :highfive:
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TokyoMoonlight Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2018   Traditional Artist
I'm really really surprised at how liked this poll is. I almost didn't finished uploading it. I thought people will run out of the group if I did ask such a "silly" question :giggle:

Guess the basics are still fun :la:
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wetdryvac Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2018
I don't have a must-have color.
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TokyoMoonlight Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2018   Traditional Artist
No problem =D
Why decide on 1 color when we have so many to choose from :la:
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fringe-god Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Payne's Grey 
For whatever weird reason. I find it awfully pretty :heart:
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TokyoMoonlight Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2018   Traditional Artist
This color is the most commented one :faint:
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katzuka88 Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2018
This was a hard question, lol i had to sit and think for a bit.
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TokyoMoonlight Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2018   Traditional Artist
At first it looks like a simple question...too simple. But when you really have to think about it :plotting: then it's another story :dummy: I had to see my gallery first. =D
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katzuka88 Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2018
that is very true :lol3d: Lol 3D 50x50 derp 
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Apfelmaeuschen Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Interesting question...
I don't prefer a colour, I think (voted for "other") but I love a strong blue or red. I don't really like green though... :CameraGlomp: 
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TokyoMoonlight Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2018   Traditional Artist
Our group has only interesting questions Dancing :la: 
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N2Y88 Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Can't do without "shell pink" xD
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Oddeum Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
OOO I love those little hams and aqua bunny <3

What color do you use to get your shell pink? I've been thinning down Indian red to get a soft, muted, granulating shell pink.
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N2Y88 Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
I actually have Holbein's tube of shell pink which is the saturated light pigment i use to mix into some of the other colours to tint them, or paint with it straight (rarely though).  CnxSEFDVIAAhenE by N2Y88  
:D Hope that helps! And woops I just took someone's photo cause it was taken with better accuracy XD
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Oddeum Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Oooh those look looooovely :heart:

I may have to get those in the future :D
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TokyoMoonlight Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2018   Traditional Artist
Nice one...would be perfect for a more "cute, girly" themed painting.
Btw...so cute :love::
Watercolour 13.01.17 - Three Hammie-teers by N2Y88   Watercolour 11.01.17 - Glass Bunny by N2Y88
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N2Y88 Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
>w< Thank you!! :D
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TokyoMoonlight Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2018   Traditional Artist
I could easily live in a world full of those "things" 
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N2Y88 Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
>//w//< Squueaakk~ I wish I could make them real too XD
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