DANIEL SMITH Watercolors are a favorite of artists all over the world, from professional artists to the beginning watercolorists because of the beautiful colors, consistent performance and lasting color or lightfastness.
DANIEL SMITH Watercolors are packed with high quality pigments using pure gum arabic as the binder – no fillers. For each color, DANIEL SMITH selects the perfect grind to yield particle sizes that maximize the qualities inherent in the pigment, balancing maximum pigment load with minimum vehicle content.
Jean Haines is an Internationally renowned watercolorist and author of best-selling books including “Atmospheric Watercolors”. Described as a “breath of fresh air” on the art scene, Jean’s ability to instill enthusiasm and inspirational motivation is captured in her popular DVDs, books and sold out workshops globally.
A. Jean Haines’ Master Artist Set.
These 10 vivid colors, in 5 ml tubes (both Aussie Red Gold and Imperial Purple are exclusively available in this size for the Jean Haines’ Set) are a great way to discover more exciting DANIEL SMITH Watercolors! The 5 ml tube size makes the set a great value to introduce new colors into your collection.
- Nickel Azo Yellow
- Aussie Red Gold (15 ml tube link, only available as a 5ml tube in this set)
- Opera Pink
- Quinacridone Magenta
- Imperial Purple (15 ml tube link, only available as a 5ml tube in this set)
- Lunar Blue
- Cascade Green
- Green Apatite Genuine
- Undersea Green
Gorgeous on their own, these 10 colors mix beautifully together as you can see from Color Mixing Chart on this page.
B. Jean Haines’ All That Shimmers Set
Jean Haines’ All That Shimmers Set is a wonderful introduction to six of the DANIEL SMITH (Shimmering) Luminescent Watercolors in these special 5 ml tubes that are only available in this set. Outside of this unique set, the 48 colors in the Luminescent Watercolor collection are only available open stock in 15ml tubes, which makes the set a terrific value!
You can use these beautiful colors on their own, mixed with or glazed over other colors, you can see some examples in the Color Mixing Chart on this page.
- Iridescent Ruby
- Iridescent Aztec Gold
- Pearlescent White
- Iridescent Electric Blue
- Iridescent Topaz
- Iridescent Copper
Note: We used DANIEL SMITH Mars Black Watercolor Ground on the All That Shimmers Color Mixing Chart to show how the Iridescent colors look when glazed over darker colors.
- Iridescent – reflection – particle of light hits paint/pigment matrix and bounces back. Much like a mirror.
- Pearlescent – adds opalescence – like an opal or pearl – to the color it’s mixed or glazed with.
- Pigment: PW 20, PW 6 | Series: 1
- Lightfastness: I – Excellent
- Transparency: Transparent
- Staining: 1-Non-Staining
- Granulation: Granulating
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