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QoR Urban Sketch 

This set was curated to create a foundational palette for urban sketching. This combination of granulating and non-granulating colors allows for a wide variety of mixtures – clean bright colors, chromatic neutrals, and textural effects. The inclusion of six empty half pans expands the potential even further by allowing the artist space to customize their palette. 

Set Includes: Benzimidazolone Yellow, Quinacridone Red, Cobalt Blue, Cobalt Teal, Van Dyke Brown, Payne’s Gray + six empty half pans.

QoR Mini Watercolor Half Pan Sets

Watch a video on the set here

OPEN Landscape Set

Seven 3/4 fl. oz. / 22 ml Tubes, One 2 fl. oz. / 59 ml Titanium White, One 1 fl. oz. / 30 ml OPEN Thinner. An excellent outdoor palette that allows artists to produce the wide variety of hues, shades and tints encountered in nature. Since OPEN Acrylics remain wet far longer than other acrylics, they resist skinning on the palette during long painting sessions in the studio and outdoors. 

Set Includes: Cadmium Yellow Primrose, Yellow Ochre, Cadmium Red Light, Alizarin Crimson Hue, Ultramarine Blue, Manganese Blue Hue, and Sap Green Hue, Titanium White and OPEN Thinner.

Watch a video on the set here.

OPEN Acrylic Sets

Williamsburg Landscape Colors Set 

An excellent outdoor palette that allows artists to produce the wide variety of hues, shades, and tints encountered in nature.

Set includes 11 ml tubes of: Permanent Yellow Light, Cadmium Red Light, Quinacridone Magenta, Ultramarine Blue, Sevres Blue, Sap Green, Italian Lemon Ochre, Burnt Sienna. Plus, a 37 ml tube of Titanium White.

Williamsburg Handmade Oil – 8 color Introductory Sets

 PanPastel Landscape Set

Ideal for landscapes and nature. All colors can be mixed to create intermediate colors.

Set includes: Titanium White, Diarylide Yellow Shade, Diarylide Yellow Tint, Yellow Ochre Shade, Yellow Ochre, Orange Shade, Permanent Red, Red Iron Oxide Shade, Magenta Shade, Ultramarine Blue, Phthalo Blue Tint, Turquoise Shade, Permanent Green Shade, Permanent Green, Permanent Green Tint, Bright Yellow Green Shade, Burnt Sienna Tint, Raw Umber, Neutral Grey, Paynes Grey. Plus, 2 x Sofft Painting Knives (No.1 & No.2), 10 x Sofft Knife Covers (No.1 & No.2), 3 x Sofft Sponge Bars, 3 x Sofft Mini Applicators, 4 x Storage Jars, 1 x Sofft Big Oval Sponge


Sofft Tools

Video Resources from GOLDEN:

Rethinking Acrylics for Plein Air

Greg from our product support team will take you through the unique qualities of GOLDEN OPEN Slow-Drying acrylic paints and their suitability for painting outdoors (where regular acrylics dry too fast) as well as other advantages of using OPEN for your next painting.

OPEN Acrylic Colors

Watch the video here. 

Learn more about OPEN Slow-Drying Acrylics here.

Pastels Without Paper [Three Acrylic Surfaces]

Here are three toothy acrylic mixtures you can easily apply to panels or boards to expand your pastel art, whether you use @PanPastel, stick pastel, or a variety of pencils. 

0:00 1. Absorbent Ground on canvas board – feel free to tint this mixture with GOLDEN Fluid Acrylics 

0:40 2. Pastel Ground on clear acrylic sheet – we masked an area for nice clean edges (and a satisfying tape removal) 1:17 3. Micaceous Iron Oxide – we love this self-leveling surface with a subtle metallic sheen

Watch the video here. 

PanPastel Landscape Painting  

Deborah Secor paints a vibrant landscape painting with PanPastel Color, Sofft Tools and Pastelmat paper. Includes great tips on techniques and information on colors & tools used.

Watch the tutorial here.

Find supplies here. 

This Month We Highlight our Articles on Plein Air Painting!

Plein-Air Painting with OPEN Acrylics

Typical regular drying waterborne acrylic paints tend to dry quickly and when painting outdoors with wind, sun and warm temperatures they will dry even faster. This can make painting outdoors much more challenging with acrylics unless you are working very fast with “one shot” paintings. Our OPEN Acrylics can be a very effective solution if wanting to use acrylics outdoors.

To read the full article, click here.

Painting on Location with QoR Modern Watercolors

When first painting with your watercolors outside, there are a few things you will definitely need, and other items that can ease your way: paint, a mixing surface or palette, water and water container, a brush, and watercolor paper on a support of some kind are the minimum things you need. 

To read the full article, click here.

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