ZenART’s watercolor paints come in a variety of color selections for you to choose from. We understand the different color needs and preferences that each artist has and designed our sets accordingly. Our Aspiring Artist palettes are created specifically for beginners and aspiring artists who are just starting their watercolor journey and are in the exploration stage.
All sets come in metal cases that are very light but quite hardy. Measuring at just 20 x 8 x 3.5 cm, They are very convenient for bringing along with you on your travels or for a handy set to always have in your everyday bag. Three out of the four sets come with all the usual watercolor painting accouterments: a #5 round water brush, a #3 synthetic flat brush, mixing area, sponge, splash guard, and a favorite amongst artists - a color swatch card. The perfect go-to travel paint set for anyone who doesn’t want to worry about forgetting to bring any of the above.
The pigments used in our watercolor paints are safe for anyone to use, including children. So you can paint away without any worries.
Best Beginner Travel Watercolor Paints
The colors have all been carefully tested and chosen for their great performance to ensure the best possible color mixing that you’re bound to do. Worry not about muddy mixes and washed out colors. They are so affordable but are very good watercolor paints for their price. You’ll get to paint to your heart’s content without worrying about the cost.
Our two main palettes, Allegro and Sereno, come with 24 half pans of colors. While the all metallic palette, Prezioso, comes with 18 half pans of colors. These three sets come complete with the inclusions mentioned above. And last but not the least, the Espresso with 12 colors.
Things to consider to find out which travel watercolor paint set you should get:
Watercolor Paint Set For the Minimalist - Espresso Palette
For the most minimalist of all watercolor palettes, nothing beats the Espresso Palette. A literal pocket watercolor set that comes with 12 essential colors in half pan sizes. Measuring 9.5 x 6 x 2 cm, it literally fits in your pocket and into the smallest of bags. You can use the inner lid as your mixing area and it also comes with the ever useful color swatch card.
Best Watercolor Paints For Warm and Vibrant Painting Styles - Allegro Palette
If you find yourself drawn to painting florals, sunsets, autumnal scenery, and skintones, then the Allegro Palette is the one for you. Containing 24 half pans with colors that are more on the warmer side, you’re bound to find the color you need already included in the set. But not to worry, the essential colors are all there as well if you need to do some specific color mixing. Or if you want to paint other subjects every now and then, too.
This set comes with a #5 round water brush, a #3 synthetic flat brush, mixing area, sponge, splash guard, and a color swatch card.
Best Watercolor Paints For Painting Subjects With Cooler Tones - Sereno Palette
The Sereno Palette palette is perfect for those who love painting landscapes, seascapes, greenery, tundras, and the great outdoors. With a wide selection of the cooler colors to choose from, painting them will be such a breeze. A bevy of blues, greens, and browns plus all the essential colors for your other color mixing needs, just like the Allegro. So there’s no need to worry if you need warm colors, they’re there too.
This set also comes with a #5 round water brush, a #3 synthetic flat brush, mixing area, sponge, splash guard, and a color swatch card.
Best Watercolor Paints For Metallic Detailing and Painting - Prezioso Palette
If you’re a fan of adding metallic details or experimenting with painting in metallic colors, we’ve got just the palette for you - Prezioso Palette. This palette is inspired by our co-founder, Ardak Kassenova’s father’s collection of minerals. Contains 18 half pans of beautiful metallic colors based on natural mica. You’ll find color labels based on precious metals, stones, minerals, and crystals. Shiny, shimmering colors that can be applied thickly or as a light metallic wash on top of other layers painted with regular watercolor paints.
Another set that also comes with a #5 round water brush, a #3 synthetic flat brush, mixing area, splash guard, a color swatch card, and a bigger sponge.