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Grumbacher Academy has been the best-selling brand of watercolors in the United States for years. Their palette of 60 colors features traditional ingredients, time-tested formulas, careful manufacturing, and attention to quality.
Academy offers extravagant color at an affordable price. Grumbacher uses only the finest pigments, finely ground and evenly dispersed for producing the vibrant washes and subtle gradations that make watercolor so appealing.
Academy is of such quality that it is often used by professionals. Academy colors that have dried on the palette are easily resoluble with water. This cuts down on waste, and allows artists to make their own semi-moist colors for outdoor painting.
Available in 7.5 ml tubes.
10-Tube Watercolor Set
New to watercolor? Get off to a great start with this set, which includes 10,7.5 ml tubes (Alizarin Crimson, Burnt Sienna, Cadmium Yellow Pale Hue, Chinese White, Cobalt Blue Hue, Grumbacher Red, Ivory Black, Thalo Green Blue Shade, Ultramarine Blue, and Yellow Ochre Hue), plus a camel hair brush, plastic mixing tray, and watercolor guide.
® Grumbacher is a registered trademark of Chartpak.® Academy is a registered trademark.
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from Winston-Salem, NC
Comments about Grumbacher Academy Artists' Watercolors:
An "odd" selection for a watercolor class. The colors picked include BLACK & WHITE! The Black is fine if the student wants to do Oriental Calligraphy, and the White goes against one of the main tenents of watercolor which is to utilize the white of the paper rather than apply pigment for the white. I would have preferred to have received an Orange and a Light Green instead.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
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Good beginner watercolor pigment and reasonablely priced
Will continue purchasing while learning watercolor techniques
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
from norfolk, VA
Can't go wrong with this brand.
By d artist
I would buy some of Grumbacher Artists Watercolors again
from U.P. michigan
The quality was good for the price. I would rather not buy these online again as the colors were not all what I thought they would be.
Best student-grade watercolor without breaking the bank
I have tried 3 other brands of student grade paint and by far this one is my favorite.
By Donald K Hall Hawaii Art Gallery school
from Ewa Beach Hawaii
have used these paints for the last 16 years for my Weekly art classes. Good workability and really color fast. I am very selective in my choices and only use 15 colors and Chinese white. Sap Green and Cad red med are good for lifting. The Sap green you need to be careful because it moves all over the place if you re whey it. This is affordable well made water color paint and is more than a student grade. It is vary suitable as valued paint for your pallet for the long haul.
Fast & Efficiient
By Amy, Transplanted Artist
from Winona, Minnesota
When I ordered the supplies for my Watercolor classes, I was late in getting the order in. But Dick Blick got the materials delivered to the little town I live in, and in record time! Saved my watercolor classes! I was able to practice with the specific materials and be confident and successful with new students.
from Brentwood, CA 94513
I like the color and a reasonable price.
from St. Louis
For my purposes (Botanical Illustration) this performs as well as the higher priced name brands.
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