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Filling Half Pans with QoR Watercolor

Due to QoR’s modern formula, the dry tube paint will re-wet easily and provide the intense saturation expected of QoR.

Painting on Location with QoR Modern Watercolors

When painting with watercolors outside, there are a few things you definitely need, and others that can ease your way...

Double Primary Approach to a QoR Color Wheel

A six-color palette and demonstration of the mixing potential when organized around an artist’s color wheel.
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Monoprinting with QoR Watercolors

Fun and easy monoprinting technique using QoR Watercolors

QoR Mini - Compact color for artists on the move.

QoR MINI fits 12 half pan watercolors in a tin smaller than an index card. It fits perfectly in pocket or purse for urban sketching and plein air painting. Features include:  Stamped wells on tin lid offer convenient mixing space  Innovative non-staining silicone insert with embossed letters next to each pan  Standard size removable/refillable half pans  Watercolor paper insert to paint out a color reference key  Vibrant, clean mixing primary colors along with convenient secondary and earth colors Includes Cadmium Yellow Primrose, Nickel Azo Yellow, Transparent Pyrrole Orange, Pyrrole Red Medium, Quinacridone Magenta, Dioxazine Purple, Ultramarine Blue, Phthalo Blue (Green Shade), Sap Green, Payne’s Gray, Transparent Brown Oxide, Burnt Umber

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Continued intermittent supply chain disruptions impact pigments and other raw materials, causing continued product discontinuations.
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GOLDEN President & COO Receives NAMTA Hall of Fame Award

On April 1, Barbara Schindler received the NAMTA® – International Art Materials Association – 2023 Hall of Fame Award!
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GOLDEN Launches Four New QoR Artist Watercolors Half Pan Sets

QoR Artist Watercolors introduces a range of new half pan sets in its most popular set format – the QoR mini.  This all-new range of sets offers four curated palettes built around some of the hottest themes in watercolor today – Intensity, Granulators, Reflective, and Urban Sketch.
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Golden Artist Colors Acquires PanPastel® and Sofft® Tools

Golden Artist Colors is excited to be able to add these innovative products into its comprehensive fine art material offering for professional artists. 

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