Since 1835, Winsor & Newton has created an unparalleled watercolour range which offers artists the widest and most balanced choice of pigments with the greatest possible permanence. Each colour has been selected and formulated to offer the greatest choice using 79 modern and traditional single colour pigments. Portable and air dry, with half pans there is no need to dispose of any unused paint. They are invaluable when working outside or when needing to work quickly. Simply lift colour with a wet brush. Individual half pans are of standard size and compatible with most half pan watercolour palette cases.
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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