Sennelier Watercolour Half Pans
The Sennelier Extra Fine Artist's Watercolours are a honey-based watercolour paint offering luminous, brilliant and intense colour.
Honey is used in L’Aquarelle Sennelier not only as a preservative but as an additive giving incomparable brilliance and smoothness to the paint. Always striving for excellence, Sennelier has reworked its watercolour formula by increasing the amount of Honey in the paint to reinforce the longevity of the colours, their radiance and luminosity.
L’Aquarelle Sennelier has been produced in the same way for more than a century using the best 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 incomparable quality of application, producing superb washes. Then, this base is 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 perfection of the wash.
Find below the full range of Sennelier Extra Fine Artist Quality Watercolours in half pans. There are also full pans and tube options, in 10ml and 21ml sizes, available.
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An Unrivalled History in Fine Art :
Sennelier are one of the worlds oldest fine art materials producers. Sennelier have been producing high quality art materials since 1887 in Paris, France, just steps away from Lourve.
Famous for its hand selected pigments and outstanding quality, the extensive fine art ranges include acrylic paints, oil paints, watercolour, gouache, oil sticks, soft pastels, tempera paints, varnishes & mediums and many more fine art materials and artists supplies. Many of the worlds most well known artists have relied on Sennelier to produce some of our the world’s favourite art works. Sennelier is an unrivalled quality of art materials for over 130 years.
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