Schmincke : Horadam Watercolour Paint : 5ml : Green Earth

Product Code: WS5516




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Contains pure natural earth. Not very colourful, but very transparent. Recommended for toning down flesh tints in portraits and nude paintings.
  • 150+ colours available in 5ml, 15ml, Half Pan, and Full Pan
  • Excellent quality pigments give the highest level of lightfastness
  • Bound with Kordofan Gum Arabic which is regularly tested
  • Colours have excellent resolubility


Pigment: Earth pigment, Phthalocyanine green
Lightfastness: ****
Opacity: Semi-transparent
Description: Contains pure natural earth. Extracted from effl orescenced calcium-magnesium-iron silicates. Not very colorful, but perfect transparent. Recommended for toning down fl esh tints in the portrait- and nude painting.

Color Index: PBr7/PG7

To achieve the outstanding characteristics, like reusable paint when dried on a palette and the high control of paint flow even on soft water-color papers Schmincke only use the best raw materials. In its coloristic appearance the total assortment is particularly harmonious, balanced and complete.

One main ingredient of the water-color binding medium is Kordofan Gum Arabic from the southern Sahara region. Like most natural products this traditional water-color binding medium differs from year to year. Therefore Schmincke is testing Gum Arabic every time before purchase and selects only the best crop of the respective year. This adds small but significant quality advantages. Other formula ingredients are selected equally carefully and of course are integrated in each formula in an individual optimised way to obtain a harmonious assortment, that can be easily picked up by the brush.

Another traditional quality criterion is the re-usability of the Horadam Aquarell water-colors while using the same formulation for tubes and pans. Both properties, the reusability and the control of the paint flow can only be achieved by pouring water-colors into pans in a liquid state, which is really unique.


RRP $10.54
Product Code WS5516
Weight 0.011000
To use with Watercolour
Quality Excellent
Size 5 ml
Transparency Semi-Transparent
Colour Lightfast Good
Animal Derived Ingredient N/A


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