The Colour Essentials Set


The Colour Essentials Set

Learn, experiment and make beautiful colour mixes. This curation is both an introduction to the gorgeous Isaro watercolour paints and a solid foundation to the understanding of colour, paint and pigments.

Image magnified to show detail. Tubes are 6cm in height and 2cm wide.


This set includes 6 tubes of 7ml Belgian handcrafted watercolour paint:

  • Ultramarine Blue – Violet Blue Sulfur (PB29)
  • Phtalo Blue – Blue Phthalocyanine (PB15:3)
  • Double Phthalo Green – Green Phthalocyanine (PG36) + Blue Green Phthalocyanine (PG7)
  • Isaro Yellow Light – Yellow Benzimidazolone (PY154)
  • Pyrrol Orange – Red Orange Pyrrole (PO73)
  • Isaro Rose – Violet Red Quinacridone (PR122)

The World’s First Double Phtalo Green

The world’s first double phthalo green and created exclusively for this set, this is a transparent, highly lightfast paint, that is a wonderful colour match to magenta.


The List of Single Pigments

the natural inorganic single pigments


the synthetic inorganic single pigments

cadmiums

chromiums

cobalts

irons

sulfurs

titaniums


the natural organic single pigments


the synthetic organic single pigments

anthraquinones

benzimidazolones

dioxazines

isoindolinone

metal complexes

perylenes

phthalocyanines

pyrroles

quinacridones