Pfeiffer Art Supply is home to our handmade watercolor paints. We love birds and have decided to name each of our colors after a different bird.
These paints are made from pure raw pigment and mulled with a binder ( or adhesive liquid) on a glass slab. Then to finish off the grinding we use a mill for each color to break the pigment down even further to achieve a beautiful buttery texture for each color. Each color has its own recipe and has been meticulously made many, many times.
To prepare our vehicle for each pigment (entire liquid content of paint system), we use natural clove oil and in some pigments vegetable glycerin to enhance the binder and performance of our paint. We do not use fillers, brighteners or dryers in our pigments because we want each color to be as pure as possible. We also use the highest qualities of pigments, binder, honey and natural preservative.
Each pan of color takes about a week from start to finish to complete. We allow the color to dry multiple times to shrink and then refill so that you get the most amount of color for your dollar. Since these are made by hand, no two will look alike or "perfect". It is normal for some cracking to appear.
Each pan comes labeled. Each complete kit comes with a place for mixing your paints and a small water brush. Also each pan is magnetized to the tin so that you can buy individual colors from our shop in the near future.
Choose 8 paints from our store:
Road Runner Burnt Umber
Nightingale Natural Red
Northern Red Cardinal
Falcon Red Ochre
Kingfisher Red Lacquer
Cardinal Medium Red Crimson
Sandgrouse Light Yellow Ochre
Goldfinch Dark Yellow
Sunbird Sun Yellow
Warbler Mayan Yellow
Tody Dark Green
Tanager Green Turquoise
Honey Creeper Blue Turquoise
Macaw Ultramarine Blue
Starling Prussian Blue
Cuckoo Lavender Blue
Bunting Genuine Indigo
Pink Robin Magenta Rose
Rose finch Ultramarine Rose
Poulet Purple Violet
Bufflehead Buff Titanium
Crane Titanium White
Heron Gray Ochre
This comes with a free water brush.
Note - Please keep out of reach from small children as the colors can be a choking hazard. These are not for human consumption.
1-3 business days
Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.
Just contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back to me within: 30 days of delivery
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.
Mar 5, 2021
Shipping was quick and the set was well packed. The paints aren't exactly what I was hoping for, but your mileage will vary. The colors were gorgeous upon swatching. I started testing with a painting (mixing black and some skin tones from primaries) and found they were starting to look a little chalky in the palette while mixing, and on paper they quickly got muddy as I added layers. Again the individual colors are lovely, and I will still try to get some use out of them, but you may struggle with these if you prefer to work over several layers or mix multiple pigments.
Feb 1, 2017
Sep 21, 2016