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Imagine the freedom to paint just about anywhere! Cobra Water Mixable Oils are artist-quality oil paints that offer the freedom to paint indoors or outdoors, in studios, at academies, or in your living room. Painting with Cobra is the same as painting with traditional oil paints — however, you can mix the paints with water and no solvents are required.
Cobra paints can be applied using traditional oil painting techniques with no visible changes during the drying process — colors, brushstrokes, and applied textures remain unchanged after the paint has dried. They work well with brushes, painting knives, rollers, sponges, and more.
Cobra's versatility of application allows them to be used for creating opaque and transparent layers, watercolor wash techniques, alla prima, and glazing techniques. The colors offer a uniform degree of sheen and uniform drying time across the range.
The range consists of 70 transparent, semi-transparent, semi-opaque, and opaque colors that are highly lightfast, including 35 made from a single pigment. Ten colors are based on highly exclusive pigments, such as Cadmiums, Cobalts, and Chromium Oxides, as well as an exceptionally transparent Oxide Red and Oxide Yellow. Because Cobra oil colors offer the highest degree of lightfastness, the original colors will remain unchanged for at least 100 years under museum conditions.
During the grinding process, the high-quality Cobra pigments and oil are pulverized in a triple-roll mill until artist-quality fineness has been achieved.
Because Cobra Oils mix with water and don't require the use of toxic solvents, using them protects your health and the environment. Equipment and hands clean up easily with soap and water.
Cobra Water Mixable Oils offer exceptional pigmentation, a low evaporation rate, true water solubility, excellent brush stroke retention, and a sustainable paint layer.
Color Chart Note — Use this color chart as an approximation of the real color. If exact color matching is necessary, use actual samples of the materials.
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They are great paints,
from Westbury, N.Y.
Comments about Royal Talens Cobra Water Mixable Oil Colors:
I've been using them since they were Van Gogh H2O which I got in Paris in the 90's. The Cobra paints are just exceptional.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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from Anthem AZ
Your color list should tell opaque/transparent for us newbies! Orders take too long to get!
Beautiful paints, very versatile.
By Bay are hobbyist
from San Mateo, CA
I researched online for a while before deciding on these water miscible oil paints. Love how easy they are to clean with soap and water. I use "The Masters" brush cleaner and preserver. The colors are very dense compared to others.
from Saint John, N. B. Canada
Comments about Royal Talens Cobra Water Mixable Oil Color Sets:
very happy with the paints. Wash up easy. Come out of tube very creamy and easy to blend.
from Sacramento, CA
Love the creamy and smoothness of this paint.
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
Excellent, quality paint!
By Karen K
from Lawton, OK
I cannot use "regular" oil paints where I live so I have wanted to explore water mixable oils for awhile. I just got these and am impressed by how creamy and rich they are right out of the tube. They can be mixed with water without becoming stiff or gummy and by adding different proportions of the medium with water you can easily paint in the "fat over lean method". Excellent quality paint!!!!!
Nice paints! Good price!
from Olympia, WA
Great colors and good value.
Royal Talens Cobra Water Mixable Oil Set
By Mary Amateur
This is the first time I have used water-mixable oils. They have a different feel but with a little medium added all is good. Super easy clean up. Have started adding colors.
I LOVE THEM!
very creamy and a tiny bit goes a long way.. can thin down greatly and still offers rich pigment...stays wet long enough to have a lot more fun than my waterbase paints offer.. I will enjoy using water and dawn dish soap only to thin paint and clean up.. no yuckie solvent needed! I LOVE THEM .. bought two sets and will get more in future for sure!!
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wonderful rich color and water only work exc!
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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
Nice Flow not draggy
I've been painting with water mixable oils for several years now and have tried them all.I've found the Royal Talens Cobra to flow the best. I rarely have to use a medium or water. I really do not like using mediums because they leave a shine and an uneven finish on my paintings....also, I paint in closed quarters and have pets and mediums really leave an odor behind which worries me.The Daniel Smith are nice too. But if you like thick paint and using mediums I would use Holbein which I found to be hard to paint with.Just my opinion.Hope this helps.
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