If you’ve rode the Trans Canada highway thru Northern Ontario you may remember a giant goose statue! That is the town of Wawa, which means Canada Goose in Ojibwe!
We’ve paired the colours of the fluff and down of our iconic national bird, along with the icy blue of the northern waters. This six color set comes wrapped in a beeswaxed cotton wrapper with a flying geese design.
Wet Grizzly, Cream, Glacial Rivers, Grey Ochre, Slate, Graphite
All colours lightfast and ACMI approved for use by children
By Beam Paints
Beam Paints is the result of a multi-generational love of pigment, paint, colour, and innovation. I was raised by my 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 our home in M'Chigeeng First Nation on Manitoulin Island. Beam Paints draws on my 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. Our watercolours are shaped into paintstones, our version of a half-pan, before being wrapped in beeswaxed canvas. Our pans are packaged in slices of cedar and birch offcuts from an Indigenous sustainable lumber operation.