QoR Artist Watercolors

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...

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.

Using QoR Masking Fluid with Watercolor

Masking Fluid resists watercolor paints, allowing artists to preserve fine details and lines of paper that might be otherwise difficult to paint around.

Varnishing Watercolors: Creating the Least Change

To push the boundaries of watercolors, work larger, or eliminate glass, varnish is a valuable option.

Natural Vs. Synthetic QoR Earth Colors

The description “earth pigment” originally indicated a natural material mined from the earth, but natural pigments also have synthetic siblings that greatly expand the earth color family.

Nothing is Black and White with Payne’s Gray

"The color of English rain” is the simple characterization of Payne's Gray that delineates the essence of this color.

QoR Iridescent and Interference Watercolors

QoR Interference and Iridescent paints reflect and refract light, causing different colors and effects.

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.

Vegan and Animal-Free Paints & Art Materials

We are happy to share information so artists feel comfortable using our products without compromising their principles.

Chromatic Neutrals with QoR Watercolor

Neutral colors are those with little or no color saturation. We discuss mixing chromatic neutrals with QoR Watercolors.

The Life of Pigments in Fine Art Paints

The workhorse of our wide range of colors is the finely powdered insoluble particles known as pigment.