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Gansai Tambi watercolor set, 48 colors


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This weekend only, get 30% off the list price. No code needed. Our Black Friday Weekend sale ends Monday, Nov. 29 at 11:59 pm. While supplies last. Not combinable with other discounts or promotions.

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 watercolors are perfect for illustration and botanical sketching.

This is the set of 48 colors, including several new soft colors and metallics, perfect for those who love a big color selection out of the box. There's a blank color chart in the lid so you can make swatches to remind yourself what each color looks like on paper. Made in Japan and packaged in an elegant, textured green box with gold foil stamp.

We also stock Gansai Tambi in several smaller sets. Need a brush or two to use with your new colors? Try Princeton Neptune, the super soft brush pictured with this set. Or for more detailed painting, linework, and calligraphy, we recommend Aqua Elite brushes.



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We are an independent retailer trusted by artists since 2015, and our expert staff are happy to help you with any questions you might have about our products and services. We love helping our customers choose colors, build gift packages for friends, and get started with new tools and materials. We can also take special orders for items not listed on this site.


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Gansai Tambi watercolor set, 48 colors

Gansai Tambi watercolor set, 48 colors