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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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I would buy some of Grumbacher Artists Watercolors again
from U.P. michigan
Comments about Grumbacher Academy Artists' Watercolors:
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.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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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.
This is a good water color paint for a good price.
By Donald K. Hall Hawaii Art
Unlike Oil paint that the make and materials used other than the pigments is really important, Water Color uses Gum Arabic as the binder as well as most other Water Color paints regardless of the price. Yes some expensive specialty colors are great and do some special things, but. Grumbacher Academy Artists' Watercolors are a work horse with bright stable color with good transparent colors. I have been teaching Water Color painting for almost 20 years and have taught over 5,000 students and the paint has never failed me!
from Johnson City, TN
Consistently performs up to standard.
GRUMBACHER ACADEMY ARTISTS' WATERCOLORS
from Fairfield, Ohio
Am new to watercolors so unable to compare Grumbacher watercolor to other watercolors; however, I am really pleased with these paints. I will continue to use Grumbacher because if I'm pleased with a product I see no reason to try something else. Was easy to squeeze from tube. Was easy to mix with another water color. Mixed colors were exactly what I was trying to achieve.
from Nashville, TN
Great assortment to choose from.
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