Highly pigmented and finely ground watercolors made by hand in the USA. Extra fine watercolors produce clean washes even layers and also possess superior lightfastness properties. Made from pigment mined and mixed in Italy. Italian Venetian Red is redder than most and smolders with a warm intensity. An earthy red-brown with opaque sedimentary properties Venetian Red is great for applications similar to Indian Red. Venetian Red is non-staining lifts with some difficulty when dry but leaves a special warm afterglow when blotted at the damp state.