All those swatches are very informative, thanks for the great work. MaimeriBlu , from Italy, has as extra fine range which has recently increased form 72 colours to 90. Watercolor Paint QOR and Old Holland Challenge - Angela Moulton. Watercolours: Old Holland Watercolours (review) | artdragon86. The tradition of Karmanski is successfully continued by his heirs, and in the current offer are not only high quality oil paints, but also watercolors and tempera paint, produced from selected, natural and synthetic pigments by traditional methods" (from the website, is a range of art products from Canada that claim to be ', earth-friendly, petroleum-free and cruelty-free watercolor paints, oil paints, and encaustic all plant wax pucks that perform as well as or better than their conventional counterparts'. Simple sets with only tubes or pans, or extensive sets with brushes and accessories? Old Holland are relatively expensive in Australia, especially for the pan colours so I haven't used many of the colours to paint with. They have reformulated or removed 5, and added 35 new colours, which you can see in my blog post. The Ultimate Mixing Palette: a World of Colours, Painted Watercolour Swatches - Introduction, Lights, Greys and Black Watercolour Swatches. I have concentrated on Artist Quality watercolours but there are also a few odd ones in the mix. In 2019 Rembrandt did an overhaul of their colours, reformulating many and adding more to create a range of 120 colours to celebrate 120 years of making watercolours. I plan to keep adding to these 1400+ swatches as I try new paints. There are literally hundreds of artist quality watercolours available from many brands. a balanced colour palette in every set The rectangle is painted in a juicy wash to show the mass-tone. (This green pigment is also available in Schmincke and Old Holland as Cobalt Green Deep and as a limited colour from Winsor and Newton.) Manufacturers are listed alphabetically. My swatches can be seen here . The other range, called Vintage Watercolours, are in tubes but unlike many brands, the paint names, pigments and handling are completely different. See them, In 2017 8 new colours were added to the range, as can be seen. The small squares at the bottom of the swatch have the pigment number and characteristics - staining, lightfast rating, granulation and transparency, as shown on the individual manufacturers website or colour chart. Hover over any swatch to see the colour and brand or click to see the full painted swatch with pigment and other information. The these colours are best used strictly fresh from the tubes as they don't rewet. Except we do that with the latest technology.Old Holland is a household name among artists worldwide. The are consistently thick from the tube and easy to rewet in the palette, though they can take longer to dry in the palette. Now, centuries later, we still use their recipes to make your colours. I haven't tried them at all, but the watercolour information is, watercolours from Belgium come in 12 colours and are made entirely from organic pigments - cultivated plants, gleaned plants, recycled plants and one insect. OLD HOLLAND Watercolour Paints // Review + First Impressions + Swatches - Warm Yellow Shade You will find what you are looking for at Old Holland. Karmanski paint factory is the oldest such factory in Poland. I have not shown many from Derivan, Permanent Pigments, Grumbacher, Liquitex and American Journey as I haven't tried many yet. Jane Blundell Artist: Old Holland Watercolour complete range. Schmincke also make excellent Gouache colours, which can be rewet in a pan - great for plein air, though I still tend to add a drop of two of glycerine to each full pan and spray with a little distilled water before use. In 2019 another 8 new colours were introduced - 7 of them greys and a new primatek colour. More details here -. It was founded in 1894 by a student of Jan Matejko - Józef Karmański, who added artistic knowledge to chemical studies, which allowed him to produce a wide range of paints - initially oil - which enjoyed great popularity and were accepted by the artistic world. The square box is painted into a damp wash at the top to show the colour mixed in water, with more pigment added towards the bottom. You can also find links to my blog posts showing each range by brand below. I haven't tried any from Kremer or Caren d'Ache. Discover Old Holland. In 1664, various Old Dutch master painters established Old Holland. The full range is shown, 2017 - as part of the 125 year anniversary, Schmincke have completed a huge review of their watercolour line which is now 139 colours. Read more about that on my blog post. ... Hi, I was looking for watercolor's brands information and came to visit your blog. I have tested many of them and created swatches as seen on the right. I have created swatches of the full range of many brands, and am gradually adding them here. Click on each tab below for the various colours. Old Holland Watercolour Paint Review - Penholder Art. I haven't tried any from Utrecht, and Lefranc & Bourgeois samples are so old I haven't added them here.