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Watercolor

Watercolor Paints & Mediums

Watercolors made their mark in art history as far back as 30,000 BC when they were used in cave paintings. Today they are also the most convenient and approachable painting application for the beginning artist, though it cannot be said that they are the easiest to master. Watercolor paints are easy to apply – just add water and a bit of creativity. The only other items you need are brushes and paper.

The pigments used in creating watercolors are similar to those used in oils and acrylics: some are natural and some are synthetic. These pigments are ground and mixed with a natural sap binder called gum Arabic. The most sophisticated watercolors also contain glycerin as a moisturizer. Watercolor paints are sold in grades created for both the student and the professional artist. Student paints offer an economical way to experiment with the media while artist quality paints are more expensive because they contain a higher concentration of better quality pigments.

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  1. Art Tin Watercolor Set

    Art Tin Watercolor Set

    Price:

    Regular Price: $10.99

    Plaza Price: $8.79

  2. Mica Artist Color Set of 12

    Mica Artist Color Set of 12

    Price:

    Regular Price: $32.55

    Plaza Price: $26.04

  3. Mica Artist Set of 6 Metallic Colors

    Mica Artist Set of 6 Metallic Colors

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    Regular Price: $19.65

    Plaza Price: $15.72

  4. Koh-I-Noor Watercolour Wheel Set

    Koh-I-Noor Watercolour Wheel Set

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    Regular Price: $10.75

    Plaza Price: $8.60

  5. Pelikan Transparent Watercolor Set of 24

    Pelikan Transparent Watercolor Set of 24

    Price:

    Regular Price: $57.80

    Plaza Price: $46.24

  6. Pelikan Pocket Watercolor Box

    Pelikan Pocket Watercolor Box

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    Regular Price: $12.95

    Plaza Price: $10.36

  7. Pelikan Opaque Watercolor Set of 12

    Pelikan Opaque Watercolor Set of 12

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    Regular Price: $16.25

    Plaza Price: $13.00

  8. Pelikan Opaque Watercolor Set of 24

    Pelikan Opaque Watercolor Set of 24

    Price:

    Regular Price: $32.40

    Plaza Price: $25.92

  9. Pelikan Transparent Watercolor Set of 12

    Pelikan Transparent Watercolor Set of 12

    Price:

    Regular Price: $35.80

    Plaza Price: $28.64

  10. Reeves Watercolor Complete Set

    Reeves Watercolor Complete Set

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    Regular Price: $26.99

    Plaza Price: $17.99

  11. Reeves Watercolor 10ml 12 Tube Set

    Reeves Watercolor 10ml 12 Tube Set

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    Regular Price: $9.99

    Plaza Price: $6.99

  12. Reeves Watercolor 10ml 18 Tube Set

    Reeves Watercolor 10ml 18 Tube Set

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    Regular Price: $14.49

    Plaza Price: $9.99

  13. Koi Water Colors Pocket Field Sketch Box

    Koi Water Colors Pocket Field Sketch Box

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    Regular Price: $26.49

    Plaza Price: $21.19

  14. Koi Water Colors Set of 18

    Koi Water Colors Set of 18

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    Regular Price: $45.99

    Plaza Price: $36.79

  15. Koi Water Colors Set of 12

    Koi Water Colors Set of 12

    Price:

    Regular Price: $30.99

    Plaza Price: $24.79

  16. Sennelier Aqua Mini Set of 8

    Sennelier Aqua Mini Set of 8

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    Regular Price: $35.00

    Plaza Price: $28.00

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