II went to the Watercolor Society of Indiana meeting on March 17, 2019. Valeria Allen was their guest speaker from Golden Paints. My wife, Marilee won a set of QoR watercolors and I decided to take them for a test drive. Below are a video and here's a link to my 2019 Dale's Field Journal QoR Watercolor paints blog review.
QoR Newsletter with Valuable Information
Here's a link to QoR watercolor newsletter, Just Paint. These two articles talk about the science behind QoRs watercolors answering your watercolor paint questions:
QoR Watercolors Chart
- Click on the the VIEW QOR CHART HERE button below and it will take you to their 83 high-intensity colors chart.
- Once you are on the color chart click on a color chip, I selected cobalt blue. A visual will appear I feel is very helpful showing the depth of values, intensity and temperature. They also share makeup of pigment below color chip illustration.
My Recommended Colors
Here's what I have on my palette. I am currently experimenting with more of these amazing watercolor paints. I am personally having a love fair with this product.
Remember click on the color bellow.
Burnt Sienna or Transparent Brown Oxide
Cadmium Yellow Medium or Dairylide Yellow
Bismuth Vanadate Yellow
Transparent Brown Oxide
Transparent Pyrone Orange
WINSOR & NEWTON PROFESSIONAL TUBE (NOT COTMAN)
Holbein Extra Fine Artists' Watercolors
Blick Artists' WATERCOLORS
ROYAL TALENS: VAN GOGH
Winsor & Newton Designers Gouache Tube, 14ml, Permanent White