IMPORTANT: Our vendors periodically experience difficulties fulfilling our orders of lead-based oil paints. This includes the popular Cremnitz, Flake and Silver Whites. Health concerns and regulation issues can make it difficult for the manufacturers of artist's oil colors to create and distribute paint with lead in it. These colors will remain on our website unless they are officially discontinued, but there have been industry-wide shortages at times. If we are unable to fulfill an order due to inventory issues, we will follow up via email.
Painstakingly manufactured to insure the greatest consistency, stability and color purity. Holbein is best known for its extensive palette, it's several different painting whites and under painting foundation whites. Made in Japan.
The formulation and grinding/blending techniques for each color are modified to compensate for the inherent differences in the working characteristics of pigments. The result is an even consistency across the entire palette. Utilizing the purest of available pigments and manufactured to the highest standard of quality control in the industry, Holbein Artists' Oil Color ranks among the world's finest.
Ground from 3 to 5 times as necessary to achieve a universally consistent viscosity, the manufacturing process in each of the preparation, mixing, grinding, adjustment and filling stages is monitored by reference to optimum quality standards. Throughout the production process, Holbein insures its quality standards by test inspection of pigment purity, color tone, applicability and adhesion, physical stability, light stability, thermo-stability and anti-bacterial stability. The result is a peerless, world-class professional oil color.