Since 1832 when Henry Newton and William Winsor introduced the first moist water colours to the world, much of their reputation for supreme quality has stemmed from the Artists Water Colour range. Perfect for working at a large scale with a quicker release, tubes are invaluable. You can use large quantities in one go, which is particularly helpful with a restricted palette.
Indigo is a deep blue pigment that can range from dark black to pale blue. Originally extracted from plants similar to blue woad used by the ancient Britons, it was synthesised in 1878 in Germany. It is one of the oldest blue pigments used universally.
Pigment Codes: PB15 • PBk6 • PV19
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