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These watercolors from Germany are made from high quality pigments of the finest grain size. Easily soluble, they deliver good lightfastness with brilliant, dense colors. Conforms to DIN 5023.
Opaque Colors, Set of 12
Each set includes an additional tube of Chinese White and a new style of hollowed paint tablets for quicker solubility. The colors contained in this set are Black, Magenta Red, Vermilion Dark, Yellow, Orange, Yellow Ochre, Violet, Ultramarine, Cyan Blue, Blue Green, Yellow Green, and Burnt Sienna. The color pans are interchangeable.
Opaque Colors, Set of 24
This set includes hollowed paint tablets in the following colors: Black, Blue Green, Burnt Sienna, Carmine Red, Cobalt Blue, Cyan Blue, Flesh, French Green, Indian Yellow, Lemon, Magenta Red, Olive Green, Orange, Paynes Gray, Prussian Blue, Turquoise, Ultramarine, Umber Natural, Vermilion Dark, Violet, Yellow, Yellow Brown, Yellow Green, and Yellow Ochre. The color pans are interchangeable. A tube of Chinese White is also included.
Transparent Colors, Set of 12
This set features brush wiping edges, a plastic palette box, and an interior palette section. The colors included are Lamp Black, Carmine Red, Vermilion, Real Yellow, Yellow Ochre, Violet, Prussian Blue, Ultramarine, Blue Green, Yellow Green, Burnt Sienna, and Umber Natural.
Transparent Colors, Set of 24
This set is contained in a plastic palette box and features brush wiping edges and an interior palette section. The colors included are Lamp Black, Paynes Gray, Carmine Red, Flesh, Indian Red, Real Red, Vermilion, Real Yellow, Orange, Lemon, Indian Yellow, Yellow Ochre, Cobalt Blue, Violet, Prussian Blue, Ultramarine, Turquoise Blue, Blue Green, French Green, Yellow Green, Chromium Oxide Green, Burnt Sienna, Umber Natural, and Van Dyke Brown.
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This is my favorite painting set for travel and gifts!
By Color Kitten
from Shreveport, LA
Comments about Pelikan Watercolor and Gouache Pan Sets:
I find it easy to get the color I need by mixing. The size of the tablets is good for small or large brushes. The pigments are intense and consistency is uniform. These are versatile, and you can always add more of your favorite color.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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Perfect watercolor set for on location painting
from Medford, NJ
Brilliant colors and fine texture. A good "feel" to the color blocks with smooth flow from the brush. I love the portable design to carry with my sketchbook.
The best watercolors made none better rich dense color lasti
By Mary haling
from NYC NU
Excellent in every way worth the cost. Works well also on ceramics solid pigment. The best watercolors we have used teaching art over the past 40 years.
from Fountain Hills, AZ
These are great. They go on smoothly and the colors are wonderful. Nice opaque coverage.
from San Ramon, CA
I have been using these watercolors for two years and refer others who enjoy watercolors to this exact set. You get a good combination of colors and they blend beautifully, allowing you to be very creative. I keep one set in my car with a bottle of water so when I'm driving and see a beautiful spot, I just pull over and paint! Keeping in mind I am a novice painter, I believe they are a very good product, especially for the money.
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Best Watercolour ever
from Gold Coast Australia
For anyone not familiar with Pelikan watercolours, please try them they are really the best ... I have used them now for over 30 years ...
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Beautiful, Buildable Pigments
This pallet has long been my favorite to paint with. The hues are rich and work together so well. The formula allows you to easily use either opaque or transparent strokes with each color. It applies to almost any watercolor paper beautifully. The colors have sort of a natural appeal to them opposed to the bright/artificial look most watercolor pallets tend to have. Great for portraits and landscapes. The pans last forever and shipping was very fast! I highly doubt I will ever find a pallet I like more.
By Radio Rita
from Ewing, NJ
I am primarily a watercolours, but would like to get the hang of gouache for variation. I like that there are a good number of colors in this set, and that it is convenient for traveling...but my sense is that gouache in tubes may be the better choice in terms of mixing. Pans seemed a good way to learn how gouache works.
New to watercolor but I would buy again
I'm new to watercolor so this purchase was the next step up from the cheap paints I bought at my local big box store. Obviously these colors are much more vibrant than the ones I had so I don't have much to compare to yet. I think they are a good price and quality for my experience level.
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
super gouach pan set
from Eugene, OR
colors are true and opacity is strong
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