Kuretake Gansai Tambi watercolors are a perfect addition to any desk or studio. Traditional Japanese watercolors are more opaque than Western transparent colors, making them simpler to use and a more direct medium for quick sketches. If you need more transparency for a particular project, just add more water and Gansai Tambi can also create lighter washes. These luminous solid watercolor are perfect for illustration and botanical sketching. Made in Japan and packaged in an elegant, textured green box with gold foil stamp.