Designers Gouache Paints

Winsor & Newton have been producing Designers Gouache since 1935 and to this day it is still regarded as the finest artists’ gouache range available.

The key benefits of Designers Gouache are its ease of use, brilliance, quick drying and matt finish. It can be used in conjunction with water colour or on its own as opaque watercolour. Its brilliance and opacity give it solidity, excellent for abstract work and fine details.

For fine art painting, acid free water colour papers (either white or tinted) are recommended to accommodate the widest variety of techniques and ensure long term stability. Designers and illustrators often choose illustration board or hot pressed watercolour paper, both of which have a flat finish which reproduces well.

A variety of brushes are suitable for use with Designers Gouache, depending on the technique used and the finish required. Sable brushes are ideal, due to their excellent colour carrying capacity, ability to point and to spring back into shape.


Please Click Here to open a W&N Gouache Colour Chart in pdf format

Colours shown are only a guide and should not be taken as an accurate match to the real thing. 

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