Creative Blog: Gouache colours


Illustrations with an opaque and velvet mat finish can be perfectly realized using the Schmincke’s Designers´ Gouache. The colours can be applied easily and lead-due to their pureness brilliant mixing results.


"Lettering" is certainly one of the very popular art trends of our time. Calligraphy can be done with different kinds of colour, but with Schmincke Calligraphy Gouache the results become highly intense and professional. Agnete Sabbagh, a lettering artist and real expert from Cologne/ Germany, shows us the effects of the special colours goldpearl...


Schmincke´s Designers´ Gouache perfectly suits for illustrations as well as for paintings. Its full, velvet-mat surface leads to a unique colour impression. The German artist Lars Degenhardt shows us step by step how he works with these opaque colours:


Who wants to create expressive gouache paintings based on photos or pictures from journals, finds various creative options using the Schmincke HORADAM® GOUACHE. These high-pigmented, velvet-mat colours with a natural opacity of the pure artists’ pigments (without being altered by adding white) allow convincing results to beginners as well as to...