Holbein Artists' Watercolors, dedicated to excellence, are produced in Japan, the oldest professional watercolor market in the world. Japanese colors are renowned for their brilliance, and Holbein continues in the same tradition.
A European style transparent watercolor, Holbein watercolor also preserves the brush handling qualities inherent in traditional Japanese watercolor techniques. Without oxgall or other dispersing agents, Holbein watercolor moves slowly, thus permitting greater color density and brush control. It is a color line with a consistent creamy texture that remains smooth when dry without cracking, crumbling, chipping or molding in the palette. It may be re-wetted easily like a pan color. For this reason Holbein does not produce watercolors in pan form but allows artists to create their own selection.
Fill the wells of a suitable artist palette with the desired color selection. Permit to dry, then wet the color when needed. Holbein watercolors produce brilliant transparent washes as well as powerful clean darks when used in more concentrated applications. Engineered to surpass the quality standards set by both North American and European manufacturers, Holbein Artists' Watercolors is widely preferred around the world for its handling qualities. The Holbein Artists' Watercolor collection contains many exceptional and brilliant colors that are not found in other watercolor lines. Holbein watercolor ranks as the world's finest.
Available in 15 ml. tubes.
Sample Set - This paint set includes a 5 ml. tube each of Burnt Sienna, Cobalt Blue Hue, Viridian Hue, Permanent Yellow Deep, Vermilion Hue and Crimson Lake.
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Holbein color chemists, using only the finest pigments available, have achieved the highest standards of quality control in the industry, working to precise standards at each stage of the manufacturing process. The result is unerring consistency from production run to production run.
Holbein is unique in the art material trade because they do not produce any entry level/student quality color products. Each of the artists’ grade color lines is adapted to meet the special requirements of the professional/serious artists with permanence, brilliance, and technique in mind. Indeed, the full range of Holbein color products offer unique characteristics which set them apart from all competitive lines regardless of origin.
Dedicated to excellence, Holbein believes there is no substitute for quality. Holbein is the artists' choice, every time!