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June 15, 2023

New in Our Shop: Gouache Paints!

When Daniel Smith launched their new line of gouache colors, we knew we had to try them.

By The Art Toolkit Team

Uncapped tubes of paint lined up alongside swatches of colors, labeled with the names of the respective paints with a white background.

We’ve been listening! So many of you have asked us about gouache that we decided to explore more for ourselves. Gouache is an opaque, water-based paint that is compatible with watercolor but is formulated with a high pigment load and dries with a matte finish. Check out the video at the top of this post for an introduction to this medium and some tips for using it in our palettes.


Sold as a pack of four

  • Hansa Yellow Medium

  • Pyrrol Red

  • Ultramarine Blue

  • Titanium White


Tubes sold individually

  • Quinacridone Magenta

  • Cascade Green

  • Burnt Sienna

  • Lamp Black

Uncapped tubes of paint laid in a gentle arch on a white table, taken from a low angle.

If you’ve never experimented with gouache, consider adding a few colors to your collection of paints! For those of you with gouache experience, we’d love to hear about any tips or tricks you’ve discovered for working with it. Happy painting!

A vibrant sketch of a cluster of flowers with an open Demi Palette of paint and blurry bouquet of subject flowers in the foreground.
An artist sites on a rock, dipping a paintbrush in a Pocket Palette.

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