This 12 color set is made specifically for Chinese painting, but can be mixed with traditional watercolors and Japanese watercolors for amazing results. The colors are brilliant and light fast. They are water resistant when dry which can withstand wet mounting. Some of the colors in the set are semi transparent and some are opaque. Traditional Chinese colors come with plant based colors which are semi transparent and the mineral based colors are opaque.
Colors included in the set are: Burnt Sienna, Scarlet, Gamboge Yellow, Chinese White, Vermillion, Cinnabar, Rouge, Carmine, Light Red, Light Green, Blue, Phthalo Blue and Indigo.