Winsor & Newton Artists' Watercolor Sets

Since 1832, when Henry Newton and William Winsor introduced the first moist watercolors to the world, much of Winsor & Newton’s reputation for supreme quality has stemmed from the Artists’ Watercolor range. More than 170 years later, the original Winsor & Newton moist watercolor continues to be formulated and manufactured according to the company’s founding principles — to create an unparalleled watercolor range that offers artists the widest and most balanced choice of pigments with the greatest possible permanence.

Through strict adherence to these founding principles, Winsor & Newton has achieved brilliance, transparency, and purity of color unparalleled by any other watercolor. For the 21st century, these key qualities are achieved through a combination of choice of raw materials, custom-made machinery, and expert formulation by experienced chemists and artists who have spent their working lifetimes formulating Artists’ Watercolor.

Today, the Winsor & Newton Artists’ Watercolor range benefits from continued advancements in pigment technology and production methods, building on the company’s already high standards to produce even brighter, more transparent, and more stable colors. Equally important, many of the formulations remain the same — proving that they cannot be bettered!

Artists' Field Box Set — This compact, pocket-sized field box unfolds into a palm-size kit. It contains the following materials:

  • 2 palettes for mixing
  • Water container
  • Water bottle
  • Sponge
  • Folding travel brush
  • 12 colors in half pans, including one each of Burnt Sienna, French Ultramarine, Ivory Black, Permanent Alizarin Crimson, Raw Umber, Titanium White, Winsor Blue (Green Shade), Winsor Green (Yellow Shade), Winsor Lemon, Winsor Red, Winsor Yellow, and Yellow Ochre

Artists' Watercolor Compact Set — Perfect for the traveling watercolorist, this plastic palette measures just 4¼" × 5¼" (11 cm × 13.5 cm) when folded. This set contains a pocket size sable brush and 14 colors in half pans, including one each of Burnt Sienna, French Ultramarine, Permanent Alizarin Crimson, Permanent Rose, Permanent Sap Green, Raw Umber, Scarlet Lake, Titanium White, Winsor Blue (Green Shade), Winsor Green (Blue Shade), Winsor Lemon, Winsor Red, Winsor Yellow, and Yellow Ochre.

Black Box Half Pan Set of 12 — Ours exclusively. Half pans of Winsor Yellow, Lemon Yellow (Nickel Titanate), Winsor Red, Permanent Carmine, French Ultramarine, Prussian Blue, Winsor Green (Blue Umber), Permanent Sap Green, Yellow Ochre, Burnt Sienna, Raw Umber, and Ivory Black are housed in a heavyweight black enameled metal box that also has room for an additional 12 half pans for making your own customized palette.

Introductory Set — This introduction to Winsor & Newton Artists' Watercolors includes 10 colors in 5 ml (.17 oz) tubes, including one each of Burnt Sienna, Cerulean Blue, Ivory Black, Permanent Alizarin Crimson, Transparent Yellow, Winsor Blue (Red Shade), Winsor Green (Blue Shade), Winsor Red, Winsor Yellow, and Yellow Ochre. The set also includes a #4 Round Sable brush.

Lightweight Sketchers' Box Half Pan Set of 24 — Ours exclusively. Presented in a lightweight metal travel box, this set contains 24 half pan watercolors, including Winsor Yellow, Indian Red, Raw Umber, Burnt Umber, Payne's Grey, Ivory Black, Chinese White, Aureolin, Indian Yellow, Winsor Red, Permanent Alizarin Crimson, Permanent Rose, Winsor Dioxazine Purple, French Ultramarine, Cobalt Blue, Winsor Blue (Green Hue), Cerulean Blue, Burnt Sienna, Raw Sienna, Lemon Yellow (Nickel Titanate), Winsor Orange, Prussian Blue, Viridian, and Indigo.

Lightweight Sketchers' Box Set of 12 Tubes — Designed to travel, this set's lightweight tube box is made of black enameled metal. It holds 12 watercolor tubes, and has four large wells and 10 smaller wells. The set contains one 5 ml tube each of Alizarin Crimson, Burnt Sienna, Burnt Umber, Chinese White, Ivory Black, French Ultramarine, Lemon Yellow, Permanent Sap Green, Winsor Blue (Green Shade), Winsor Red, Winsor Yellow, and Yellow Ochre.

Lightweight Sketchers' Box Whole Pan Set of 12 — This set contains 12 whole pans of Winsor & Newton Professional Watercolor in a lightweight plastic travel box. Colors include Winsor Yellow, Cadmium Yellow, Cadmium Red, Permanent Alizarin Crimson, French Ultramarine, Winsor Blue (Green Umber), Winsor Green (Blue Umber), Olive Green, Yellow Ochre, Burnt Sienna, Raw Umber, and Ivory Black. Colors in the set may vary.

Shipping Note — Due to manufacturer distribution restrictions, Winsor & Newton products cannot be shipped to addresses outside of North America.

Winsor & Newton is a trademark.™ Field Box is a trademark.

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Artists' Field Box Set
Artists' Field Box Set
Artists' Watercolor Compact Set
Introductory Set
Black Box Half Pan Set of 12
Lightweight Sketchers' Box Whole Pan Set of 12
Lightweight Sketchers' Box Half Pan Set of 24
Lightweight Sketchers' Box Set of 12 Tubes

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Click here to download a PDF from Winsor & Newton on their Artists' Watercolors.

Details include information on the product range, an explanation of the pigments used, techniques, a color chart, composition and permanence, an alternative spectrum list, Whites in the range, and much more.

 

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