Featured Products

Featured Product: Amsterdam Auxiliaries

In addition to a wide range of colors, AMSTERDAM has a complete range of auxiliaries. All auxiliaries have hardly any technical limitations and allow for endless possibilities. AMSTERDAM wants to help you create your next masterpiece from start to finish! With the extended range of auxiliaries AMSTERDAM can help you in every stage of your […]

Guest Article: Creating a Custom Van Gogh Watercolor Palette

Creating a Custom Van Gogh Watercolor Palette Review by Bekki Page The original article was written for Doodlewash and World Watercolor Month and can be found here. Imagine getting a box from Royal Talens in the mail that included a half pan of every single paint in their Van Gogh watercolor line and a pocket […]

Featured Product: New Ecoline Jar and Colors

Artist Antonio Valiente demonstrates the different application techniques with the new Ecoline Pipette Jars   NEW! ECOLINE JAR AND COLORS The demand for Talens Ecoline has risen considerably in the last few years and this has inspired a lot of innovation within the product line (Ecoline liquid watercolor has been a part of the creative […]

Featured Product: Bruynzeel Coloured Pencils

The Origins of Colored Pencils Ancient pigmented wax-based colors date back more than 10,000 years. In AD 59, “Pliny the Elder” recorded Romans using colored wax based “Creta”, the Latin word for clay. The word’s descendent, “Crayon”, French for pencil, dates back to the 17th century where the oldest known wood covered pencil was discovered. […]

Featured Product: Van Gogh Watercolor Half Pan Spinner Display

NEW item no. VGWCHP40 Van Gogh Watercolor Half Pan Spinner Display – Full range – 40 Colours Assembled Dimensions: 10-⅜”w x 11-¾”d x 23-¾”h — 16″ diameter footprint This display is wonderful inspiration for the artist who wants to create their own custom watercolor palettes. With it’s small footprint of only 16″ this attractive display […]

Featured Product: Talens Gouache

We’re about to take a trip into the most misunderstood, perhaps mysterious and certainly one of the most versatile mediums in our range.  For centuries artists, designers, illustrators and educators have been using Gouache for a variety of purposes.  Because of its many unique properties and as a result of it being difficult to classify, […]

Featured Product: Talens Mediums for Oils

MEDIUMS FOR OIL COLOUR The purpose of a medium is to influence one or more properties of the paint and to make the paint suitable for a certain application. Examples include consistency, gloss, flow, drying time, transparency and durability of a paint film. As an underlying (lean) layer absorbs oil from a subsequent layer, a […]

Featured Product: Van Gogh Oil Colours

Van Gogh is the brand for the working artist who is searching for quality and exceptional value. Royal Talens developed the brand to be a happy medium between professional grade and student grade oils.  The oil colours are made using pure pigments and are milled into a quality oil binder which ensures the buttery colours […]

Featured Product: Rembrandt Oil Colours

Proudly crafted in Holland on triple roll mills, Rembrandt is the professional choice, most notably for direct painting and Plein Air painting. Rembrandt oil colour is a unique combination of superior quality and tradition.   Rembrandt is one of the oldest brands of Royal Talens. Its history dates back to 1899, the year that the founder Marten […]

Featured Retailer: ArtSnacks (Lee and Sarah Rubenstein)

ArtSnacks is a monthly subscription service for the best art products around, providing artists all over with top-of-the-line art supplies. ArtSnacks is the creative brainchild of Lee and Sarah Rubenstein, a brother-and-sister team who are also behind EatSleepDraw, one of the largest user-submitted art sites on the internet.  Royal Talens: So we met last year and […]