Yasutomo Niji Pearlescent Watercolor Set - 21 Colors

Yasutomo Niji Pearlescent Watercolor Set - 21 Colors

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This pearlescent palette is a set of 21 shimmery watercolor paints. Vibrant colors are combined with shine to create stunning metallic effects, whether used on their own or with other water-based media. The dry pan watercolor paint cakes come in a portable case with a hinged lid, which can double as a mixing palette for creating even more gorgeous colors. The set makes a great gift for artists, students, designers, and anyone with artistic interest.

Dimensions: the case is approximately 9.75 x 5 inches (25 x 13 cm).

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These watercolors are...
December 11, 2013
These watercolors are very fun. I use them as a sparkly accent. But they can be used just like you would regular water colors.

My only complaint was that the watercolor disks fell out of their pans. OTOH, this allowed me to rearrange the colors the way that I wanted before gluing them back in.
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Good for accents, but...
July 23, 2014
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Good for accents, but not for stand-alone paints. They have a very subtle shimmer that adds high gloss to the piece and a few of the colors are vibrant enough to show up on their own, but this set is best used for accents.
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I love these. I use them...
April 29, 2015
I love these. I use them both as a compliment to regular watercolour, and on their own on black paper. I especially like them for getting that iridescence that some bird feathers have and putting some sparkle in highlights.

A couple of tips:
- Put a drop or two of water on the pans you want to use, then let it sit for a minute or so. Should find you can pick up a lot more pigment that way.
- The lid makes a handy mixing palette.
- Clean your brushes and rinse buckets thoroughly before you go back to regular watercolours or other watermedia, or you might find you end up with some unexpected sparkles! I now have a watercolour landscape with accidental shiny trees.
- Apparently watercolours can go mouldy if you put them away wet, I've let mine stay wet for a few days without any issues, but I would let them dry before storing long-term.

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Not adding this to the...
August 17, 2015
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Not adding this to the art kit, colors are thin, comparable to a very pale watercolor wash.
Very nice colors!! Getting...
July 6, 2015
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Very nice colors!! Getting a thick opacity takes a few more seconds than necessary, though. Worth the money, though.