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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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(0 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
Nice travel kit
from Hollywood. FL
Comments about Sakura Koi Watercolor Sketch Box Sets:
I have not try it just yet but read good comments about it
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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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.
(2 of 2 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.
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.
Vibrant, complete for a beginner like me
By I am a mountain
from El Cajon
The quality and basic combination of colors are great. I am just beginning to paint and I did not want to spend too much, only Blick had this product at the good price.
By The Koi Lover
from Lake Charles
The colors are very bright and I love the portable water brush.
(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
Fun little set!
I wanted a very compact watercolor set with vibrant colors. This set is very functional and just plain fun to use! I use it at my desk at work on breaks so I can relax and recharge. There is zero mess involved. I like the watercolor pen-brush with the built in water well. My favorite feature is that it takes little water to clean the brush and to paint with. I wouldn't suggest this product for major artistic undertakings, however this works great if you want to paint a little watercolor postcard, or some other small painting. I love the portability and the quality of paints was surprising!
from Fairfield CA
This is the second set of these that I've purchased, this one is for my girlfriend. They are great for quick little paintings on the go
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