Old Holland : Watercolour Paint
100+ colours available in 6 ml, 18 ml & Half Pan
Old Holland Watercolour Chart with information such as lightfastness, transparency, series number and pigmentation.
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View PDF Old Holland Watercolour Information Sheet and Colour Chart
The launch of the Old Holland's oil paint series in a unique range of 168 colours was followed by the launch Old Holland Classic Watercolours in the same rich range.
One of the unique characteristics of these watercolours is the unparalleled colour strength (maximum pigmentation). Whilst this high colour strength requires a slightly different approach on the part of the aquarellist (so little paint is needed from the tube or cup for the desired colour effect that you have to get used to the ratio of paint to diluent), the advantages are clear.
It is well-known that Old Holland attaches a hand-painted colour strip to its tubes of oil paint and acrylic paint, showing the paint in the tube in question. A different solution was chosen for the watercolours. The labels of the tubes and cups of watercolour do not show the full tone of the paint, but the undertone (a logical choice following on from the technique of watercolour painting). The colours on the labels are screen printed with the watercolour in this undertone, using a screen printing technique developed specially for Old Holland.
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