CMYK Quad (4-color palette)

CMYK Quad (4-color palette)


The CMYK quad is a watercolor set of three vivid primaries along with a strong black. The colors were selected for their usefulness and flexibility in mixing, along with their beauty and permanence. This small palette achieves a vast array clean, clear colors. Beyond creating shades and granulated textures, the black works well for illustrative linework, pointed pen calligraphy, and brush lettering. 

This is ideal for a watercolorist looking to simplify to a powerful, must-have palette or a beginning painter who is looking for a high-quality starter set. 

Quinacridone magenta | Pigment: PR122 | Permanence: very good
Benzimida yellow | Pigment: PY154 | Permanence: excellent
Phthalo Blue | Pigment: PB15:3 | Permanence: excellent
Iron oxide black | Pigment: PBk11 | Permanence: excellent

These compact watercolor palettes are perfect for travel and plein air painting, making an excellent companion for your sketchbook in your everyday carry. A magnet on the bottom of each half pan keeps the paints securely in the metal case, even as the palette is jostled in your bag or tipped as you work. The case lid can either be used as a small mixing surface or tucked out of the way on the bottom of the case.

This product includes a metal slide-top palette and four magnetized half pans of watercolor paint in 3d printed pans with shipping lids. For proper fit and ease of use, shipping lids should be removed from the pans prior to putting them into the slide-top palette.

Safety warning: By purchasing this product you agree to follow the precautions outlined at In conformance with ASTM D-4326, all Limn Colors paints carry a materials advisement.

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