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Daniel Smith Artist Quality Watercolours

Every painting has a story. At DANIEL SMITH it's our goal to make the painting process as memorable as your finished masterpiece. We've spent eighteen years developing the finest and most complete line of watercolor paint so you can create your own unique vision. When you choose DANIEL SMITH Extra Fine™ Watercolors, your work will benefit from the extensive research put into all of our materials. Our passion for color is only the beginning; the rest of the story is yours to tell. 

Available in 15ml tubes

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233 DS ARTIST WATERCOLOUR Raw Sienna light

DANIEL SMITH Raw Sienna Light has more golden yellow tones than our Raw Sienna. This Sienna is a granulating colour too, but a bit smoother in washes and is non-staining...

ZAR215.00

230 DS ARTIST WATERCOLOUR Burnt Sienna Light

A beautiful earthy colour, DANIEL SMITH Burnt Sienna Light is redder than our Burnt Sienna, more transparent and slightly less granulating. In very light washes, it makes a good, light...

ZAR215.00

232 DS ARTIST WATERCOLOUR Lavender

DANIEL SMITH Lavender is a beautiful periwinkle blue, and quite different from our other blues. This semi-transparent lavender blue has beautiful granulation, and lifts easily. In addition to being an...

ZAR285.00

231 DS ARTIST WATERCOLOUR Wisteria

DANIEL SMITH Wisteria, like the blooms of its namesake flowering vine, is a delicate, red leaning lavender. Similar in colour to Ultramarine Red but with different properties, this non-granulating and...

ZAR285.00

235 DS ARTIST WATERCOLOUR Paynes Blue Gray

DANIEL SMITH Payne’s Blue Gray is similar to our bluer Indigo, but like our original Payne’s Gray, it is semi-transparent rather than transparent. Inky blue and non-granulating Payne’s Blue Gray...

ZAR215.00

234 DS ARTIST WATERCOLOUR Aussie Red Gold

DANIEL SMITH Aussie Red Gold is the rich, golden color of ochre cliffs set aflame at sunset. This brilliant, reddish gold will add glowing light to landscapes, Summer flowers...

ZAR285.00

236 DS ARTIST WATERCOLOUR Quinacridone Lilac

DANIEL SMITH Quinacridone Lilac lies between Quinacridone Rose and Quinacridone Magenta within the DANIEL SMITH Quinacridone colour family. This new, vivid pink with the slightest blue tone, is a must...

ZAR285.00

237 DS ARTIST WATERCOLOUR Rose Madder Permanent

DANIEL SMITH Rose Madder Permanent is a modern, lightfast formulation of the traditional colour giving artists a rose watercolour with similar properties. This...

ZAR285.00

065 DS ARTIST WATERCOLOUR Paynes Gray

This pre-mixed pigment is a semi-transparent blue gray. Highly lightfast and mildly staining, Payne's Gray is a cool dream in a wet sky.   Use this pigment instead of Indigo,...

ZAR215.00

042 DS ARTIST WATERCOLOUR Hookers Green

Low to medium-staining, Hooker's Green is a warm, natural green. Useful in formulating greens of all sorts, this Irish shamrock green combined with French Ultramarine can resemble frothy waves or,...

ZAR215.00

DS ARTIST WATERCOLOUR Alvaro Castagnet set

The Italian Artshop is excited to be able to offer you a Master Artist Set of the 10 Extra Fine Watercolours that world respected artist Alvaro Castagnet loves the most. This unique 10...

ZAR1250.00

044 DS ARTIST WATERCOLOUR Duochrome Cabo Blue

Duochrome Cabo Blue adds a third reflective colour shifting from blue to metallic gold, then finishing with a shimmering metallic blue.  Why Luminescent Watercolours? Nature has optical surprises in the colours...

ZAR215.00

DS ARTIST WATERCOLOUR Primatek set 5mlx6

DANIEL SMITH PrimaTek Set with new, 5ml tubes, is a special collection to introduce you to our PrimaTek Watercolours! This set contains 5ml tubes of Rhodonite Genuine, Jadeite Genuine, Amethyst...

ZAR575.00

DS ARTIST WATERCOLOUR Essentials set 5mlx6

The new DANIEL SMITH Essentials Watercolour Set is just what you need to kick off the season! The new set has six 5ml transparent watercolours. The pigments were carefully selected...

ZAR505.00

112 DS ARTIST WATERCOLOUR Viridian

Seldom used at full tube strength, this transparent non-staining pigment is an excellent glazing pigment and a portrait painter's essential. It's a cool blue-green useful in mixing without staining other...

ZAR285.00

105 DS ARTIST WATERCOLOUR Ultramarine Turquoise

Transparent Ultramarine Turquoise is the granular, low-staining "cousin" of Phthalo Turquoise. Use it when less stain and more granulation is desired, and consider it for an interesting, non-traditional glaze. "My...

ZAR215.00

110 DS ARTIST WATERCOLOUR Van Dyck Brown

A deep, dark, lightfast mix of siennas and umbers, Van Dyck Brown has a special reticulating property ideal for texturing a wash. Moderate staining and semi-transparent, it works well in...

ZAR215.00

106 DS ARTIST WATERCOLOUR Ultramarine Blue

Ultramarine Blue plots cooler and bluer than the more saturated French Ultramarine. Temperature aside, both blues have equal permanence, lightfastness and transparency. Ultramarine Blue is slightly less granular in concentrated...

ZAR215.00

131 DS ARTIST WATERCOLOUR Transparent Yellow Oxide

Make a bold statement with an earth tone yellow that radiates warmth. In washes and glazes this amber-hued pigment gives a golden glow to your paintings. Complete transparency gives your...

ZAR215.00

111 DS ARTIST WATERCOLOUR Venetian Red

An earthy red-brown with opaque, sedimentary properties, Venetian Red is great for fall paintings and applications similar to Indian Red. Drop Venetian Red into a wet Lunar Earth wash for...

ZAR215.00

108 DS ARTIST WATERCOLOUR Ultramarine Violet

Ultramarine Blue pigment is "baked" to create Ultramarine Violet. It is an excellent lightfast pigment that flows freely, leaving slight granulation in washes. Ultramarine Violet is also low-staining. Mist damp...

ZAR215.00

173 DS ARTIST WATERCOLOUR Verditer Blue

A true blue. A blue's blue. Verditer Blue is an historical pigment with a place on every palette. Begin with a dark application, a deep azure lake, and watch how...

ZAR285.00

109 DS ARTIST WATERCOLOUR Undersea Green

An artisan's favorite, this exciting medium staining green blends French Ultramarine with Quinacridone Gold. The inorganic, sedimentary French Ultramarine settles and granulates while the organic, transparent Quinacridone Gold floats into...

ZAR215.00

114 DS ARTIST WATERCOLOUR Yellow Ochre

While its mixing uses are limited, Yellow Ochre works well with transparent pigments. Try mixing transparent, medium-tinting Yellow Ochre with equally transparent, medium-tinting Viridian. Somewhat neutral, Yellow Ochre reacts beautifully...

ZAR215.00

104 DS ARTIST WATERCOLOUR Terre Verte

Terre Verte, roughly translated as "green earth", is a classic green that has been used by artists since antiquity. Transparent and non-staining, Terre Verte is a lightfast formulation of Viridian...

ZAR215.00

187 DS ARTIST WATERCOLOUR Transparent Pyrrol Orange

This clear, dark, red-leaning orange thins into perfectly smooth washes. The colour is vivid and warm, lovely used on its own, and great in mixes. Try it with granulating greens...

ZAR285.00

130 DS ARTIST WATERCOLOUR Transparent Red Oxide

A highly transparent burnt orange loves to mingle with the lamp black, settling in beneath it, mixing with it to create tones of cinnamon and tobacco. Fire seems to dance...

ZAR215.00

188 DS ARTIST WATERCOLOUR Shadow Violet

A smooth gray-mauve in light washes, displays a fascinating granulation when used more thickly. Deep warm violet in mass tone, it reveals a slight orange glow in thin applications. Its...

ZAR285.00

102 DS ARTIST WATERCOLOUR Sap Green

Daniel Smith's Sap Green is wonderful-the hue we love with the permanency we need. This non-fugitive formulation creates deep forest shadow-green mixed with French Ultramarine and mossy golden-greens and green-browns...

ZAR285.00

129 DS ARTIST WATERCOLOUR Transparent Brown Oxide

A fully transparent non-staining rich brown completes our trio in celebration to the bamboo. Elemental and versatile it's granulating properties when blended with Permanent Green changes a sprout to a...

ZAR215.00

103 DS ARTIST WATERCOLOUR Sepia

Low staining and lightfast, this semi-transparent black-brown is a palette basic. From its rich, deep state in concentrated strokes, Sepia can dilute to a subtle mushroom hue. Enjoy this transition...

ZAR215.00

118 DS ARTIST WATERCOLOUR Titanium White

Create pastel shades with a creamy, semi-opaque finish by mixing Titanium White with your favorite watercolour pigments. Although not opaque enough for full coverage, this watercolour can be used straight...

ZAR215.00

095 DS ARTIST WATERCOLOUR Quinacridone Pink

Quinacridone Pink is a precise perfect low-staining pink. Try with Indigo for deep dusty purples, or Indanthrone Blue for rich, clear purples. Quinacridone Pink can be mixed with Quinacridone Sienna...

ZAR285.00

091 DS ARTIST WATERCOLOUR Quinacridone Red

A true, pure medium-staining red. Drop Naples Yellow into Quinacridone Red and create a peach, or paint dry brushstrokes onto apples. Highly durable and extremely transparent, all the Quinacridone colours...

ZAR285.00

097 DS ARTIST WATERCOLOUR Raw Umber

This familiar rich dark brown earth pigment is semi-transparent, with medium tinting strength. An extremely permanent inorganic colour, it mixes well with sedimentary Cobalt Blue or Cobalt Violet for granular...

ZAR215.00

090 DS ARTIST WATERCOLOUR Quinacridone Magenta

This deep red violet disperses evenly and moves from deep darks to clear, glowing washes. Like all Quinacridones, it is an extremely lightfast organic pigment. In terms of complementary couples...

ZAR285.00

089 DS ARTIST WATERCOLOUR Quinacridone Gold

Everyone's favorite, Quinacridone Gold replaces Raw Sienna and adds versatility with its glazing and mixing capabilities. It is an excellent low-staining golden yellow pigment that can enhance any mixture. Try...

ZAR285.00

092 DS ARTIST WATERCOLOUR Quinacridone Rose

Quinacridone Rose, with its red-violet colour, lends itself to fabulous purples. Try with Indigo for deep dusty purples, or Indanthrone Blue for rich, clear purples. Quinacridone Rose can be mixed...

ZAR285.00

223 DS ARTIST WATERCOLOUR Quinophthalone Yellow

A clean, bright yellow. Because it’s low staining, you can paint with it full strength and pull the colour back to almost paper white. This is a great colour to...

ZAR335.00

225 DS ARTIST WATERCOLOUR Quinacridone Purple

Quinacridone watercolours flow beautifully for extremely smooth washes, have incredible depth of colour and can be lifted easily while still wet. They're exceptionally strong yet transparent, ideal for glazing, and...

ZAR285.00

101 DS ARTIST WATERCOLOUR Rose of Ultramarine

This exciting blend mixes Quinacridone Rose and Ultramarine Blue. The blue settles as the rose floats, creating a vibrant, dimensional purple. For those artists who "always mix their own purples",...

ZAR215.00

093 DS ARTIST WATERCOLOUR Quinacridone Sienna

The ultimate low-staining glazing pigment, certainly finer than any Burnt Sienna. For the traditional and purist watercolour painter, Quinacridone Sienna divides yellows from reds, falling on the orange line. Its...

ZAR285.00

094 DS ARTIST WATERCOLOUR Quinacridone Violet

Disperses evenly with slight granulation and moves from deep darks to clear, glowing washes. Like all Quinacridones, it is an extremely lightfast organic pigment. In terms of complementary couples, Quinacridone...

ZAR285.00

099 DS ARTIST WATERCOLOUR Rich Green Gold

Amazingly compatible with earth pigments and Quinacridones alike, this is a warm mossy green. It is richer and warmer than the original brighter Green Gold, and has an inviting glow....

ZAR285.00

096 DS ARTIST WATERCOLOUR Raw Sienna

Used since prehistoric times, an extremely permanent inorganic earth pigment of low intensity but medium-high tinting strength. Balance the transparent intensity of Quinacridone Gold, Burnt Orange and Burnt Scarlet with...

ZAR215.00

079 DS ARTIST WATERCOLOUR Phthalo Green (YS)

Phthalo Green Yellow Shade is a bottle green. In concentrated to diluted states, it is transparent and super- staining. Organic and absolutely lightfast, most artists find this colour indispensable. The...

ZAR285.00

086 DS ARTIST WATERCOLOUR Quinacridone Burnt Orange

Add to French Ultramarine and create dramatic sky washes with a gray-blue mix that renders a full value scale. Use Quinacridone Burnt Orange to modify Sap Green in landscapes to...

ZAR285.00

088 DS ARTIST WATERCOLOUR Quinacridone Coral

A treat for the eyes of both painter and viewer, this intense Quinacridone colour is a clear red tinged with pink and orange. Highly durable and extremely transparent, all the...

ZAR285.00

082 DS ARTIST WATERCOLOUR Prussian Blue

Float this colour into a moist wash to add variety to shadows. Daniel Smith Prussian Blue is lightfast and transparent, with medium to high staining strength. It disperses and diffuses...

ZAR215.00