A lake pigment that is lightfast and opaque and very smooth to paint with, Blackcurrant Red Lake is made from a French mineral pigment that is fixed to a natural calcium carbonate base, which gives these specific lake pigments a soft, velvety, and matte finish when dry.
Materials: pigment mixed with watercolor binding medium made from distilled water, glycerin, honey, and gum arabic (sap from the acacia tree)
Made by: Case for Making
Made in: San Francisco, CA, USA
Specifications:half pan size: 1.9 cm x 1.6 cm x 0.9 cm
PLEASE NOTE: Case for Making watercolors come in the standard half-pan size, which is small! (See dimensions above.) CfM only sells this size because they have found that their paints are so pigment-rich that a little really does go a long way!
Further Reading: Case for Making is a small workshop whose mission is to inspire collective creativity. They make all of their watercolors and letterpress watercolor papers in-house, and they also sell a selection of curated creative supplies.
We invite you to shop our entire selection of Case for Making productshere.