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. Highly durable and extremely transparent all the Quinacridone colors excel in vivid clarity and intensity. 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 Violet mixes best with a cleaner primary green.