Sennelier Aqua-Mini French Watercolour Set


This Sennelier Watercolour Mini Set of 8 Half Pans is the perfect size for using watercolour on the move. The 8 half pans come in a white metal box with a transparent window so that you can easily view your colours. The set also includes a travel watercolour brush.

Watercolours made in France using traditional methods.

L’Aquarelle Sennelier has been produced in the same way for more than a century, using high-quality pigments and top quality Kordofan Gum Arabic as a bonding agent. This mix of natural ingredients produces colours which have a smooth, bright texture and offer lively, colourful shades. The Gum Arabic and honey combination offers good quality of application, producing smooth washes. This base is then mixed with pigments and carefully ground. Sennelier makes sure to wet the pigments in purified water (with no mineral salts) for 24 hours before mixing them in with the bonding agent. This improves the way in which the colours and bonding merge together, in turn bringing out the full beauty of the colours.

Sennelier watercolours are ground in the traditional way using grindstones rotating slowly so as not to heat up the paste. This operation is carried out in several stages until the paste are as fine as possible, thus getting rid of any particles which might impair the wash.

This set contains the following colours:

(574) Primary Yellow
(675) French Vermilion
(344) Cinereous Blue
(314) French Ultramarine Blue
(805) Phthalo Light Green
(819) Sap Green
(202) Burnt Umber
(703) Payne’s Gray

The dimensions of the box measure 4 x 2.5 x 1 inches.

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