Every artist can start off right on their venture into water color with this six hue set of Winsor & Newton's Cotman paints. Winsor & Newton's Cotman line of watercolors are made from a combination of high quality pigments and affordable alternatives providing a budget friendly starter set for the painter new to water color work. The Cotman watercolors have excellent transparency and tinting strength, providing perfect working properties. Winsor and Newton designed Cotman water colors for easy mixing by choosing colors based on mass tone, under tone and the character of the pigment. The introductory set includes six 8ml (.27 oz) tubes of water colors. The set includes two series. Series 1A includes Cadmium Yellow Hue 109, Cadmium Red Pale Hue 103, Ultramarine 660 and Viridian Hue 696, while the Series 1AA consists of Burnt Umber 076 and Ivory Black 331.