Albrecht Durer Watercolor Markers - Tips & Techniques
The new Albrecht Dürer artists’ watercolor marker is the modern definition of watercolor painting: a high quality drawing instrument that supports spontaneous sketching as well as painting in watercolors. The water-based ink is always ready and is excellently usable with water. Quality is our maxim. So the artists’ watercolor marker stands out because of high pigmentation and high lightfastness. The colors follow the Faber-Castell color system and are therefore can be reliably combined with other artist pencils from Faber-Castell. The versatility of the Albrecht Dürer watercolor marker convinces above all on its travels. Whoever likes to capture impressions while on the road will reach for this pen with relish. Two nibs – a brush nib and a fiber-tip – offer the artist flexibility in the personal drawing style. The ink lends drawings and preliminary sketches a high dynamic that is intensified through painting with water. Albrecht Dürer artists’ watercolor markers are available in 30 individual colors.
| Lighten and Darken Colors
The colors of the Albrecht Dürer artists’ watercolor marker can be gradually lightened. The amount of water decides the degree of lightening. As for darkening a color, not just black or grey can be used, but also the respective complementary color.
Complementary colors are opposite each other on the color wheel. The layering of complementary colors creates broken or grey color mixtures.
Tip: Complementary colors put next to each other enhance each other’s color effect. So, for example, orange makes blue shine when placed next to it.
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