DANIEL SMITH WATERCOLOR paints have become famous among watercolor artists for their vibrancy, consistency, and incredible selection of colors. Many of these colors are made with unique authentic mineral pigments exclusive to Daniel Smith. Formulated, produced, and packaged in Seattle for over 30 years.
Made using an exclusive binder that provides more pigment with every stroke, QoR Modern Watercolors have all the subtlety, transparency, and flow of a great traditional watercolor, yet the colors embody the fire and vibrance of the best acrylic or oil paint — even after drying. It's fair to say QoR's color strength, range, and versatility are simply unmatched in the history of watercolors. Made by Golden Artist Colors, a legendary American paint maker, QoR (pronounced "core") Modern Watercolors were developed with input by leading watercolor artists. The name comes from a technical acronym meaning "Quality of Results." Artists can choose from 83 high-intensity colors and experience: exceptional performance.
M. GRAHAM WATERCOLORS are created with exceptional amounts of pigment in a time-honored binding medium of pure gum arabic and natural blackberry honey. The addition of honey causes these paints to resist hardening on the palette or in the tube. They dilute easily, even after months of disuse. M. Graham watercolors are locally made in Oregon and are now available for purchase online.
M.GRAHAM GOUACHE crafted with high-performance lightfast pigments and no chalk or adulterants that degrade the appearance of the color when dry. Each color has been formulated with pure honey for layered application without cracking. They have a high degree of flow for strong brush strokes and smooth application, but no loss in brilliance. The character of each pigment determines its opacity; M. Graham leaves the addition of white to the artist.
COTMAN WATERCOLORS are a high quality student-grade watercolor. Costs are kept to an economical level by replacing some more costly pigments with less expensive alternatives. Available in individual tubes and in a variety of travel sets, customized for different artists' needs.