All of my watercolour boxes are hand-made out of brass, including the hinge pins. There are currently five colour options, Honeysuckle, Cirrus Blue, Satin Black, Dark Green, Deep Maroon or for a small fee of £12, you can pick your own from this chart. Palettes are available with various options, please see below.
Roberson Style Paintbox: 5 7/16" x 3 1/2" x 1 5/16" (139mm x 90mm x 35mm). Also available with extra mixing wells in the side flaps, finger ring or thumb hole.
Palette tray: 5 3/16" x 3 1/4" x 7/16" (131mm x 82mm x 10.5mm) with 16 full pans or 12 with the thumb hole option.
FW Studio Palette: 8 1/4" x 5 1/2 x 1" (210mm x 135mm x 25mm). With 3 deep mixing wells in the lid, large fold out removable flat area, 2 rows of 10 fixed full pans and removable mixing tray with a further 3 deep mixing wells. Also available with extra 10 or 20 full pan removable palette trays. That means it's possible to have upto 40 full pans in this box!
Binning Monro Style Palette: 9 1/2" x 4" x 1" (243mm x 104mm x 25mm). Weight 13 1/2 ounces (383grams) or1lb (454g) with flap attached. Removable mixing tray and flap as standard. 16 paint wells. 6 deep mixing wells. You can also specify a 14 full pan tray if you want more colours. Can be made left or right handed, please specify when ordering.
Travel Palette: 2 1/8" x 2 7/8" x 3/5" (54mm x 72mm x 15mm). With a removable 16 pan palette tray and side flaps or hinged front flap (please email me with your choice). All travel palettes are fitted with a finger ring. Available in a polished finish or the colour of your choice. A Travel Palette water bucket is also available, please see the pictures below.
|Dark Green 'Roberson Style Paintbox'.|
Satin Black 'Roberson Style Palette'
The Honeysuckle 'Roberson Style Paintbox'.
Opening the outer lid reveals an enamelled mixing surface and colour of the inner lid.
The outside of the flaps are also finished in the chosen colour. Please note there is an option to have further mixing wells in the flaps.
The squared edges around the mixing wells help to remove excess paint from your brush.
The fully open paintbox revealing all the enamelled surfaces and removable palette tray. I can make the paintbox like the original Roberson paintbox with a finger/thumb hole and 12 full pans. Otherwise I can provide a finger/thumb ring under the paintbox.
|The Cirrus coloured paintbox, again with white enamel mixing and palette area's.|
|Finger ring option on a Honeysuckle paintbox|
|Flap well option.|
|Thumb hole option with 12 full pan palette tray. Can also be fitted with 16 full pan palette tray.|
|FW Studio Palette. Based on a palette used by James Fletcher Watson. Shown in Deep Maroon.|
|The FW Studio palette with 20 full pans, removable mixing tray, large flat mixing area and 3 deep mixing wells in the lid. There are a few options for this palette to increase the number of pans.|
|Optional 10 pan tray for the FW Studio Palette. A 20 pan tray option is also available.|
|The 'Binning Monro Style Palette'. This light weight brass palette only weighs 383grams (with the flap removed), comes as standard with left or right handed thumb hole, removable tray and large flap.|
|The 'Binning Monro Style Palette'. Opening reveals the ultimate in classic watercolour palettes, large removable flat mixing area, 6 deep mixing and 16 paint wells, 4 of which are half pan sized, for those rarely used but couldn't be without colours. The tray is also removable for easy cleaning.|
|Travel Palettes in the process of being made. These palettes are tiny measuring only 15mm high when closed. A genuine take it anywhere palette that is still practical to use. As with all my palettes, completely hand made.|
|Finished Travel Palettes. All Travel Palettes include a finger ring as standard. Please state if you would rather not have a finger ring.|
|The Travel Palette features removable side flaps. They neatly fit inside the box when closed. The 16 pan removable palette tray is standard.|
|The Travel Palette can be held using your finger or thumb.|
|The Travel Palette. The water bucket slides over the palette using the finger ring rivet to secure it in place. The whole palette fits neatly into your pocket.|
|The Travel Palette fully assembled with the water bucket attached. The water bucket fastens where the side flap normally locates. The whole palette quickly closes down, all fitting into the water bucket and then your pocket.|
Travel Palette with front flap. Also available with a water bucket. You could also use the little side flaps. Let me know if you would like me to add extra side flaps to your order.
Brush Tube, all brass construction. can be finished in any colour or polished/lacquered.
Sizes: 305mm (12") x 40mm (1 9/16") or 254mm (10") x 35mm(1 3/8"). These sizes can be adjusted to your requirments.