For wet-on-wet watercolor painting, begin with a dilution of 10 teaspoons water to 1 teaspoon paint. To create more depth of color, add a bit more paint. Store your mixed watercolors in glass jars with lids to keep the paints fresh and ready for use.
Stockmar Watercolor Paints bring a natural transparency and light-fastness to watercolor painting. They are produced from gum arabic and the finest light-resistant color pigments which remain completely water-soluble when dry. The color tones have been chosen so that they can be mixed to yield all intermediate shades without losing their brilliance and intensity. Red (circle color 51), Yellow (circle color 55), or Blue (circle color 59) or the primary colors used for grades K-3 Carmine Red (01), Lemon Yellow (05), or Ultramarine (10).