Green Opalite
~Shell~
Greenleaf & Blueberry Artisanal Handmade Watercolors

 

Color Name: Green Opalite
Pigment: Green Opalite
Pigment Index No.: N/A

Description: A lush olive green with a wide value range for a natural green, but still a weak tinting strength.  This color has rather large pigment particles that occupy the upper end of what is suitable for watercolor, and as a result give it a texture you can both see and feel.  This color will handle very differently from a synthetic color.

 

 

For our Shell Pans, we use natural seashells, nature's answer to the pan.  They are lightweight and durable, though have a greater chance of chipping if used roughly.
Our Shells, being a product of nature, vary in size, but usually measure between 1.5-1.75cm

Our Shells are roughly equivalent to 1/5th of a Half-Pan.  Shells are a traditional and historical method of storing color.  Cave artists and medieval manuscript illuminators alike chose to store their paints in shells.  Our Shells are small enough to help even the most extreme minimalist justify carrying along a dab of color.  Another reason that we developed this option is as a way for you to sample our more rare and expensive colors in a more affordable format.

 

 

 

Further information about our watercolor paints is available here.

Please be aware that every monitor and screen displays colors a little differently.  We have done our very best to show our colors as they appear in your hand.

**Please Note**: These colors are NOT intended for children. Half-Pans are small and therefore a choking hazard. Please use only as intended.
 
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