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Whether hiking the countryside, scaling a mountain, prospecting an ocean panorama, or taking in an urban landscape, watercolor enthusiasts find Koi Watercolor Field Sketch Box Sets easy to take along. Lightweight and affordable, these sets slip easily into a shirt pocket or jacket pocket, perfect for travel or for painting outdoors.
Koi Watercolor Field Sketch Box Sets contain specially formulated half-pan watercolors that blend easily to create an endless range of colors. The unique water brushes feature a clear water reservoir barrel handle that refills easily. Fine lines and bold strokes as well as excellent watercolor dilution allow artists versatility of expression.
Sketch Box Set of 12
This compact travel size kit offers 12 assorted half-pan colors, a refillable travel water brush, a sponge, and convenient mixing wells molded in the cover. Colors include Chinese White, Ivory Black, Prussian Blue, Cobalt Blue Hue, Viridian Hue, Yellow Green, Light Red, Vermilion Hue, Crimson Lake, Yellow Ochre, Deep Yellow, and Lemon Yellow.
Sketch Box Set of 24
The 24-color postcard-size set contains a water brush with a large water reservoir barrel, a detachable medium brush tip, and two dabbing sponges. The set’s snap lid doubles as an easel for postcard-size paper, and a detachable palette with mixing wells secures to the base of the set at the right side, left side, or center. The set measures 4½"H × 6¼"W × 1"D and weighs 9 oz. Colors include Chinese White, Lemon Yellow, Aureoline Hue, Permanent Yellow Deep, Permanent Orange, Jaune Brilliant, Vermilion Hue, Cadmium Red Hue, Crimson Lake, Quinacridone Rose, Purple, Cobalt Blue Hue, Cerulean Blue, Ultramarine, Prussian Blue, Yellow Green, Viridian Hue, Permanent Green Deep, Olive Green, Yellow Ochre, Light Red, Burnt Umber, Payne's Grey, and Ivory Black.
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Comments about Sakura Koi Watercolor Sketch Box Sets:
I use the colors to fill in adult coloring books and to help me or while learning a new discipline on YouTube from jayart! I love the way you only need the slightest bit odd water on the imbeciles aquabrush. Yes! They include a wonderful little brush that you fill with water into its barrel! And that feature alone is worth the wait! Love this kit! The only way to make it better is to include the pentel small aquabrush that you can perform script brush lettering with! Again the vivid colors from each of the colortrays are spectacular! I really love koi!
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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i love the color hues, and works great with a water brush
from alton, illinois usa
More colors for the price, I wish they offered a metallic pan set
How fun to take along
from Rochester, MN
Love being able to take this along. Makes waiting a lot more fun.
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from The United States of America
(0 of 5 customers found this review helpful)
Nice travel kit
from Hollywood. FL
I have not try it just yet but read good comments about it
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
Travelling Water Colour Journalist will want this
from Nipawin, Saskatchwan, Canada
I travel a lot and always take my Koi watercolor set. When I teach classes I recommend this set to my students. It may not be professional quality paint but if you want to make a quick sketch while travelling and want something small, compact and that doesn't cost a fortune then buy this set.
I'm probably going to buy this again
By Jess K.R.
Great paints for the price. Amazing for beginners. I'm a beginner painter & couldn't be happier with the results of these paints. Way to lift, blends nicely.
(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)
Great starter set!
from Baltimore, MD
I have not used watercolor for ages. This set has helped me quickly pick up the art form in an enjoyable way. I'm certain a professional would be able to do some incredible things with what it has, but these travel sets are certainly geared towards the amateur - and that's why I like them!I have the deluxe version since I eventually plan on taking it into the field for some nature art. For now, it is really nice to be able to practice while sitting on the couch. No need for a studio when your studio can go anywhere. Do yourself a favor and pick up a nice block of watercolor paper. A 4x6" block fits in the tray of the deluxe kit. Also, the waterbrush is pretty cool.
(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
everywhere I go
from Rockland, ME
Smaller than a deck of cards, this set fits every pouch and pocket I own. I forget that I have it until I need it, and then I am always kind of amazed at the bright, clear colors and the way the kit works in its low key, no hassle way.
I personally love using my Sakura Koi 24 Sketch Box Set. The colors are wonderfully vibrant and saturated. They wet easily and require less scrubbing than other paints. The only downside would be that they are very opaque. These colors operate a bit more like rewet gouache than they do watercolors as they lack in the transparency department. This makes them great for creating dark scenes like a galaxy backdrop, or for free handing, but difficult to use when coloring over linework that is supposed to be visible. Thus why I also have a set of Winsor and Newton Cotman Watercolors. Also, these colors peel very badly. I've purchased two sets (because I used up my first set and loved it so much I bought a second), and they both had the colors peel off in sheets when wet. If you can resist the urge to peel, then these pans should last a long time. Otherwise, they are beautiful colors and should suit most.
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