Royal Talens launch new Van Gogh Watercolours and Black Watercolour Paper
By Mark Hayhurst 27 Aug 2019
Royal Talens is proud to introduce Van Gogh Metallic and Interference watercolour paints and Van Gogh Black Watercolour Paper.
New Metallic Paints and Interference colours, a selection of subtle pearlescent shades, has expanded the watercolour paint range to 72 colours.
Each paint contains Mica grains that reflect light, allowing for a striking effect on a range of materials. Specially developed each paint has a smooth and highly glossy finish.
Easy to blend and highly lightfast, the paints are bound to be popular with landscapes artists, surrealists and modern artists alike.
The unique Van Gogh Black Watercolour paper adds vibrancy to every colour whilst being bleed proof, ensuring that artwork can impress for many years to come.
The 360 gsm textured paper allows any medium to blend beautifully with other paints, pencils and gouache.
Alongside the paper, Royal Talens’ world-renowned research and development team have channelled their inner artist alongside the International Watercolour Society for over 12 months to perfect the Van Gogh collections latest colour options.
Inspired by the Dutch impressionist, the Van Gogh collection has helped cement Royal Talens place as the premium brand for painters of all ages.
Instagram artist Julia Barminova was one of the select few chosen to trial and develop the new range: “The new colours in the range has increased the possibilities of watercolour paints and will open up the medium to a whole new audience.
“Accompanied with the Van Gogh Black Watercolour paper, you’ve got a perfect art box. It’s a unique product that is guaranteed to become a firm favourite with a worldwide audience.”
Rick Verdier, Brand Manager for Van Gogh, hails Royal Talens innovation in a new era of watercolour artists: “We’ve had a critical look at our Van Gogh colour range with experienced artists and the International Watercolour Society. It’s allowed us to target our new colour palette and ensure its accessibility.
“Watercolour art has changed and continues to change. The subjects that are being painted and the materials that are being used are completely different to those that were used by landscapes artists and traditional watercolourists.
The New Van Gogh Watercolour range and Van Gogh Black Watercolour Paper is available now.