Peters Art Online Shop: a Wide Range of Watercolors
Depending on their composition, Watercolors have different levels of transparency, so that the painting surface, usually white Watercolor Paper, shimmers through the colors and provides its own artistic value. This is the difference between water colors and gouache or tempera painting. Color mixing is traditionally achieved by superimposing transparent layers of paint. White is produced by leaving the paper unpainted. This requires an overview over the entire watercolor painting from the beginning.
Watercolors are water-soluble, non-opaque colors produced by mixing Binder (gum arabic) with Pigments. In Peters Art Online Shop you will also find these individual components, as well as finished watercolors in solid or liquid consistency. For children and beginners, solid watercolors in ink cups or paint boxes are suitable. Professionals have their own preferences.