Winsor & Newton’s Colours

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Founded in London in 1832 by chemist William Winsor and artist Henry Newton, Winsor & Newton broke new creative ground by developing watercolours with durable pigments. Today, the brand still offers a vibrant colour palette using pigments of the highest possible quality. A quest for perfection has always driven its creators, whether it be for colours, mediums or brushes. Undisputed know-how, as well as increased environmental awareness, now present in its developments, have earned the brand numerous awards, including the title of official supplier to the British Royal Family (Royal Warrant) since 1841.

Among their most recent innovations are the new, cadmium-free colours. These colours, unlike cadmium imitations, have the same characteristics and qualities as colours with cadmium, i.e. remarkable opacity and lightfastness which guarantees colour permanence. Cadmium-free colours can now be found in Winsor & Newton Professional Watercolours and Artists’ Oils Colours.

Watercolours and gouache
Watercolours are at the root of Winsor & Newton, having even developed the first wet watercolours in 1835. Today, the brand offers two watercolour ranges, one professional and one introductory, as well as a collection of gouache paints – opaque watercolours, as opposed to regular watercolours which are transparent.

Oils
Since its very beginnings, Winsor & Newton has excelled in producing oils of remarkable and unequalled quality. The brand has even patented several innovations, such as the glass container and the first screw cap mechanism for foldable metal tubes. Today, it offers several oil collections, each with different characteristics that meet the unique needs of artists.

Acrylics
Released in 1970, Winsor & Newton acrylics were developed with the same quality and innovation as all other Winsor & Newton colour mediums. They use the latest resin technology to minimize colour changes during drying.

Discover Winsor & Newton’s wide selection of products:

PROFESSIONAL WATERCOLOURS
Since 1835, Professional Watercolours continue to be formulated and manufactured according to Winsor & Newton’s founding principles: to create an unparalleled watercolour range which offers artists the widest and most balanced choice of pigments with the greatest possible permanence. Each colour within this wide and balanced spectrum has been selected and formulated to offer the greatest choice so that artists can use a unique palette that best suits their work. With 79 single pigment colours, Professional Watercolour offers the widest range of modern and traditional pigments. Unrivalled transparency means every wash will remain vibrant and luminescent. 96% of Professional Watercolours are rated AA or A for permanence to ensure that the colours used today will appear the same for generations to come.

8 cadmium-free colours available - Available in 108 colours.

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COTMAN WATERCOLOURS
Formulated for transparency and lightfastness, Cotman Watercolours are affordable without compromising on quality.
Good tinting strength and consistent quality.
High quality, lightfast pigments.
Available in 40 colours (tubes) and in sets (offered in wells).

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DESIGNERS GOUACHE
Popular among designers, illustrators and commercial artists, Designers Gouache is perfect for creating bold, vibrant artworks.
Very high pigment concentration.
All these tones are intermixable and you can pair them with our watercolours for a flat, matt colour effect.
Available in 87 colours (tubes).
7 cadmium-free colours available.
Popular among designers, illustrators and commercial artists, Designers. Gouache is perfect for creating bold, vibrant artworks.
Very high pigment concentration.
All these tones are intermixable and you can pair them with our watercolours for a flat, matt colour effect.
Available in 87 colours (tubes).
7 cadmium-free colours available.

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ARTISTS’ OILS
Unmatched for their purity, quality and reliability, Artists’ Oil Colours provide the widest range of colours, the highest pigment strength and the best clarity of colour. Combined with over 185 years of manufacturing and quality control expertise, the formulation of Artists’ Oil Colour ensures the best raw materials are made into the World’s Finest Colours.
Best quality of traditional oil paint.
Developed with highly refined pigments to offer the best possible tinting and covering capacity.
9 cadmium-free colours available.
Available in 123 colours, including 74 single-pigment colours for seamless colour mixing.

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WINTON OILS
Bright and beautiful colours perfect for artists who need large quantities of colour, and for first-time artists that need to learn the fundamentals of oil painting. All 55 tones have been carefully made to bring out the best of each pigment, so you can create bold and vibrant artworks. The formulation, manufacture and quality control of Winton Oil Colour ensure a product of dependable working properties.
Good tinting strength and consistent quality.
Thick and uniform consistency.
High quality, lightfast pigments.
Available in 55 colours.

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ARTISAN WATER MIXABLE OILS
Made from modified linseed oil and modified safflower oil, these colours have been formulated to appear and work just like conventional oil colour. This modification means Artisan Water Mixable Oil Colours can be used without solvents.
Look and work just like conventional oils, but are water mixable and clean up with water.
Available in 40 colours.
* Cannot be used with other types of oils or mediums.

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PROFESSIONAL ACRYLICS
By combining world-beating colour making experience with the latest developments in resin technology, Winsor & Newton have taken ‘brilliance’ to a new level, eliminating colour shift from wet to dry. Unrivalled in their richness, intensity and depth of colour, Professional Acrylics are engineered to perfection, delivering only the highest quality.
Opacity meticulously checked to ensure they are perfectly engineered.
No colour change during drying.
Outstanding texture and consistency.
Available in 76 colours.

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GALERIA ACRYLICS
Offers excellent brilliance, professional quality pigments, opacity and permanence with a smooth, satin finish. Galeria uses either the same pigments as the professional range or a similar pigment, but in a lower concentration.
Perfect to start experimenting with acrylic paint.
Smooth, even satin finish.
Available in 56 colours.

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MARKERS AND FINELINERS
ProMarkers are twin-tipped professional markers featuring a broad chisel nib for filling large areas and a fine bullet nib for adding finer detail. ProMarker Brush features a flexible brush nib for fluid strokes and a broad chisel nib for filling large areas. Fineliners fit every style of sketching, featuring a smoothly tapered nib and a longer barrel to sit comfortably in the hand and allow for flexible grip adjustments.pcrea-1078_09MORE WINSOR & NEWTON PRODUCTS
Winsor & Newton offers a wide variety of complementary products:
Mediums for watercolour, oil or acrylic paint.
Fixatives and varnishes to protect your artwork.
Speciality paintbrushes for watercolour, oil or acrylic paint.

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