water-soluble aquarelle paints made with pigments, Kordofan gum arabic and oxgall, solid, poured into pans in a liquid state 4 times, high to conditional lightfastness (non-fading), glazing to opaque coverage (depending on the pigment), hazardous material label not required according to GefStoffV rules, comes in half jars and large jars
Horadam from Schmincke is a solid aquarelle paint that comes in 110 brilliant, harmonious, coordinated hues (of those, 72 are single pigment hues). The paint stands out because of how well it can be lifted by a brush (even after having dried on a palette) and because of its optimal colour application properties (colour flow is completely controllable even on soft aquarelle paper).
The coverage level of pigmented paint depends on the thickness of the coat and the specific pigment being used. In the case of Horadam the scale runs from glaze (e.g. glaze yellow) to opaque (e.g. vermillion). Although the paint is relatively lightfast (depending on the pigment), aquarelle pictures should not be exposed to direct sunlight for long periods of time because of the fine and light-sensitive colour application usually associated with watercolour painting. In order to prevent a great amount of change to your colours over time your work can be coated with a UV protective varnish.
Horadam aquarelle paints can be mixed and combined with other Schmincke products like SCHMINCKE ACADEMY AQUARELLE PAINT or SCHMINCKE AUXILLIARIES FOR WATERCOLOURS.
The small set of 8 is especially suitable when travelling because of its compactness. The set of 12 in the long metal box has room for 12 more half jars. The compact set of 12 in the short metal box also includes a paint brush. The set of 18 has room for 6 more large jars. The set of 36 has room for 12 more half jars. The set of 48 contains 47 colours and a smalll jar of ONETZ spreading agent. The set of 49 contains 47 colours, the ONETZ and a porcelain palette.
Please note that artist paints can have different prices even within a specific product group because of the different prices for the respective raw materials.
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