ISSUE 31  |  Cabins & Camping

Design Sleuth: Paint Box from Moonrise Kingdom

July 31, 2012 11:00 AM

BY Michelle Slatalla

If you want to see something—really see it, that is—paint it. Note the look of intent on actor Jared Gilman’s face in Moonrise Kingdom; while watching the film, we were looking just as covetously at his simple painter’s cigar box:

Above: Image via Austinist.

Above: A Painter Cigar Box by Guerrilla is $71.39 from Dick Blick.

Above: A set of five Assorted Bristle Brushes is $10.79 from Dick Blick. The cigar box (R) has a built-in tripod mount, which fits the Guerrilla Painter Tripod ($179.99.)

Above: A set of 12 tubes of Liquitex Basics Acrylics (colors include Alizarin Crimson Hue, Cadmium Orange Hue, Burnt Sienna, Burnt Umber, Dioxazine Purple, Ivory Black, Light Green Permanent, Phthalo Green, Primary Blue, Primary Yellow, Primary Red, and Titanium White) is $15.05 from Dick Blick.

Above: A Plastic Paint Palette with six wells is 59 cents from Daniel Smith.

For an inside look at photos from the film’s set decorators, see “Behind the Scenes: Moonrise Kingdom.