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Unleash Your Creativity with handcrafted #tracibautistaCOLOR PIGMENT BARS!!

{above} swatching #tracibautistaCOLOR PIGMENT BARS {spring florals collection}

The handcrafted limited edition art supply box for mixed media artists!

The PIGMENT BARS BOX is a quarterly mixed media subscription box.

Every quarter, we send you a gorgeous handcrafted set of #tracibautistaCOLOR PIGMENT BARS 

that includes a thematic, curated color palette to inspire you to PLAY in your sketchbook or art journal.

PLUS...an additional art goodie!


It has been sold out and full since it's launch…




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    pigment bars

    NEW!! designed with a blend of organic plant waxes, the paint bars make texture backgrounds & creamy lines over watercolor, resists& oil paints

    mixed media workshop

    As a #tracibautistaCOLORsubscriber you get access to a quarterly LIVE PAINT + SWATCH mixed media WORKSHOP 

    thematic color palettes

    Each paint collection is designed around a specific theme that inspires the color palette

    {video}#tracibautistaCOLOR pigment bars sketchbook


    Never wrestle with color choices again - embrace a harmonious palette with our thoughtfully curated pigment bars.

    This subscription box includes a seasonal collection of unique and thoughtfully designed handmade set of wax paints/drawing blocks inspired by a theme.  Each collection Traci designs between 8-12 coordinating colors that ensure you never have to be stuck with choosing colors. 

    Every pigment bar is carefully crafted with a blend of artist grade high-quality pigments and organic plant waxes and is sure to inspire the artist in you.The set comes beautifully packaged and includes a variety of colors, each carefully hand selected to complement the others, no two boxes are alike.


    Introducing the NEW Pigment Bar Subscription a creative experience curated to encourage creative PLAY and inspire your mixed media journey

    COLLECT a captivating palette of art supplies!

    Alongside your handcrafted pigment bars, get ready to unwrap a world of artistic surprises. Each box includes an additional bonus for subscribers only! This could be a handcrafted bottle of watermedia ink, an art print, a custom stamp, paper kit, stencil or printmaking tool. Each collection includes a different bonus.

     Each package is thoughtfully designed with the theme in mind to help enrich your artistic journey.

    Discover the hidden artistry of the natural world, where textures, patterns, and colors come together in captivating ways. 

    the NATURE'S GRAFFITI collection


    When you become a member of the Pigment Bar Subscription, 

    you'll gain exclusive entry to our vibrant community of handcrafted paint enthusiasts. 

    Connect with fellow artists in our private community events, where you can share your experiences, ideas, and artwork.

    Dive into insightful discussions, and enjoy subscriber-only perks like exclusive promotions and exciting giveaways!

    PLAY and explore creative expression with the Pigment Bar Subscription and discover the world of colors like never before.


    Traci’s handcrafted products sell out quickly, becoming a subscriber will ensure you never miss out on the limited edition collections! 

    PLUS you get additional perks and bonuses when you are a member.

    {video} paint swatching with WANDER pigment bars

    a peek inside the creative process & inspiration

    Handcrafted with the mixed media artist in mind...

    Handcrafted with the mixed media artist in mind, these unique one-of-a kind hand mixed and handcrafted artisan watercolors, inks, pigment bars, drawing sticks and pigment stones are created by Traci Bautista in small limited edition batches.

    The PIGMENT BARS are highly pigmented and include a mix of earth & synthetic pigments, mica and organic plant waxes. Some have different variations of metallic sheen and multiple pigments.

    You'll receive a beautiful medley of colors in sustainable recyclable packaging in a gorgeous seasonal palette.

    This handmade wax paint bar can be used to create a number of texture, mark making and mixed media techniques.

    Customer LOVE NOTES

    What is a PIGMENT BAR?

    Introducing our PIGMENT BARS, meticulously handcrafted with organic plant waxes, natural earth pigments, and shimmering micas. With a rich creamy consistency and vibrant colors, these bars are perfect for various mixed media techniques. 

    Here's how you can use them:

    Use as wax resist with #tracibautistacolor artisanal watercolors.

    Achieve glazing and shading effects with a hog bristle brush.

    Apply through stencils using a scrubber brush or sponge.

    Create thin and thick lines for freestyle mark making.

    Mix with linseed or walnut oil for washes.

    Melt and use a palette knife for textured effects.

    Coat mixed media paper with Golden Super Matte Medium as a base.

    Melt bars using a portable griddle and paint with brushes & tools.

    Make sgraffito marks with a stylus.

    Paint onto paper, fabric, or canvas.

    Ideal for art journaling or sketchbooks.

    Use as a resist with acrylic paint to create textural effects.

    Perfect for layering with WATERMEDIA AND FLUID ART techniques.

    Embrace the versatility of our pigment bars and elevate your artistic endeavors with ease.


    Additional Benefits:

    • Exclusive access to a quarterly mixed media paint swatching workshop
    • Subscriber-only bonuses and promotions
    • Inspiration and mixed media techniques
    • Eliminate the guesswork with your color choices and enjoy the freedom to experiment
    • Boost your confidence in your artistic journey with expert insights and support

    "I am obsessed with @treicdesigns latest pigment bars! The bars are so rich and creamy and have such unique color stories. The bars are masterfully layered with color and pigment surprises as you use them. Flecks of pink & blue and yummy shimmer." 

    @neatstuffstickerclub ~Mindy Lacefield





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      Frequently asked questions...

      What is included in the PIGMENT BARS BOX?

      INSIDE each quarterly box...
      *a set of FOUR handcrafted artisanal duotone PIGMENT BARS - some bars have up to four colors
      *a different art goodie each quarter
      *BTS {behind-the-scenes} peeks into the collection as it is designed and created
      *access to a quarterly paint & swatch workshop 

      What is your shipping policy? Do you ship internationally?

      The PIGMENT BARS BOX is shipped quarterly {four times per year} in late March, June, September and December. 

      • This product is shipped via USPS first class package.

      • PRE-ORDER Products and Subscriptions: These items are shipped according to the schedule specified in the product listing. You will receive an automated email notification when your order is being packaged.

      • Order Processing Times: We want to clarify that our order processing times are separate from the shipping times you see at checkout. You'll receive an autometed email when your order is being packaged. Please allow up to 5 business days for your USPS order tracking to be updated

      • Import Duties and Taxes : Please be aware that your order may be subject to import duties and taxes, including VAT, when it reaches your destination country. These charges, if applied, are your responsibility as the customer, and treiC designs | #tracibautistaCOLOR is not accountable for them 

      What is your refund policy?

      ALL #tracibautistaCOLOR handcrafted artisanal products are NON-refundable. 

      What is your cancellation policy?

      When you choose a 4-payment subscription, you have the option to cancel before your next box ships. You will receive an automated reminder email a few days before your subscription renew each quarter. If you sign up for a 1-payment option, if you choose to cancel before the end of your subscription, no monetary refund is given, you will receive a credit in the amount of the remainder of your subscription in the form of an e-gift card. 

      If I order two boxes will I get different colors?

      We make our best attempt to give you an assortment of colors in each box. Each of the pigment bars contain 2-4 colors, so some bars may contain a similar color but paired with a different color so when they are mixed, it creates an beautiful new color mixture.

      Are the PIGMENT BARS included in the WATERMEDIA PLAY subscription box?

      Yes, the quarterly set of PIGMENT BARS are included in the WATERMEDIA PLAY subscription. This box is currently sold out. If you are a WP subscriber and choose to become a PIGMENT BARS BOX subscriber, we will do our best to make sure you get an assortment of colors in each box.

      What is the quarterly paint & swatch workshop?

      During the quarterly LIVE workshop Traci demonstrates various techniques using the quarterly collection, The workshop is hosted live and usually lasts for 1.5 hours and is streamed on Crowdcast. You will receive an email invitation a week or so before the live workshop.