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Blick is proud to introduce its new line of professional-quality watercolors. All 63 colors are formulated using rich, premium pigments sourced from around the world, uniformly combined in balanced mediums to ensure fluid, controlled washes time after time.
Excellent quality and competitive pricing make Blick Artists' Watercolors the perfect choice.
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"I wanted to thank you for letting me be one of the first artists to try your brand new line of professional grade watercolors. I have been painting exclusively in watercolors for my entire professional career which spans over 20 years. I believe these are some of the best watercolors I’ve used. I love their transparency, luminosity, and richness. Each color has a vibrancy like no other. You can tell that these are of the highest quality pigments. Some of the colors that I have never used before, like the Quinacridones, are wonderfully vibrant. The brilliance obtained is quite wonderful. You have developed an extraordinary product." — Jacqueline Gnott
This set contains 5 colors in 14 ml (.47 oz) tubes, including Alizarin Crimson, Ivory Black, Lemon Yellow, Naphthol Red, and Cobalt Blue.
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from Colorado Springs
Comments about Blick Artists' Watercolors:
For Workshops and Fine Art pieces, Blicks watercolors fit the bill.Large tubes offer extra value and constant quality.Blending with other brands is not an issue, vibrancy and permanence are good through the line.If you have not tried Blicks Artist watercolors, try'em.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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By Willow Waters
from Polson, MT
First time I've tried Blick watercolors. They're great!!
Great pigment - great value
from Dallas, TX
I tried out a Blick watercolor in gamboge - it is fantastic - I think it is similar to Daniel Smith - in other words -more paint than W and N and some others - and the pigment to me seems just as intense - great product Blick!
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
Highly pigmented, good value
from Yucaipa, CA
Compares well with other artist quality paint. More pigment than Sennelier brand, though perhaps less suitable for layering. Excellent value for beginning and intermediate painters. Beware that some pigments used are fugitive (e.g. Indigo), which is fine if you are creating prints from your originals.
By Artgirl 19
from Gallup NM
This is the first time that I have tried Dick Blick watercolors.The price is very good. However there seems to be more binderthan in Winsor & Newton. Happy to have tried the DickBlick brand but I feel it is slippery and does not cover as well as the W & N that I have used for over 49 years.
Excellent for beginners!
from Phoenix, AZ
I've only been practicing watercolor for around 6 months and this is the only brand I've tried other than my generic Artist's Loft pan set. I bought the mixing set and have been using it nearly exclusively (I still supplement a few colors from my pan set) for practicing portraits. While the colors aren't super versatile and occasionally get muddy I think with lots of practice this is an excellent set for beginners because it gives you a solid, reasonably-priced foundation for learning color theory and watercolor techniques without wasting your time on lower quality student paints.
(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
Not for professional work
from Sacramento, Ca
I thought I would give Blick wc paints a try based on the price. These water colors are creamy textured and the chroma saturation was nice, but when mixed with water they did not flow. They left blobs of pigment instead of laying down even color. In all fairness, the sepia did not do this. Maybe this problem varies depending on the color. I shall not use them again on my paintings. I am not sure if I will use them up on my students. I hate to frustrate them with inferior products which might cause them to hate painting. I would not recommend these paints.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
Merchant response: We're sorry to hear you didn't enjoy using our watercolors, and we'd like to work with you to figure out why. We hope you'll reach out to our Product Information Department at 1-800-933-2542 (weekdays 8am to 5:30pm CST) or firstname.lastname@example.org. We're happy to troubleshoot, and we look forward to hearing from you!
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By Swayze Oceanlover
from Netarts, OR
This the first time I've painted with Dick Blick Watercolors, and I'm loving them; great product for a great price!
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
Great paint at a lower price point
By Lily's Naan
from Leesburg, FL
I use my watercolors to teach newbies. The pigment is better in these than student grade, so students get better results. I also use these for my own artwork, and don't even notice a difference compared to name brand artist quality watercolors. Thanks for offering these as an option.
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Trying for the First Time
from Mundelein, IL
I have not tired the Dick Blick brand of watercolor paints before. I am optimistic that I have found a great product at a good price. I will be back for more!
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