June 2020 - Watercolor Markers

Featured in June 2020

Watercolor Markers

This month we bring you an assortment of Aqua Markers by Spectrum Noir. These dual tip watercolor markers offer vibrant color that blends out easily with water, making it easy to create watercolor effects with the control and convenience of a marker. Also included in this month’s box, is a set of Marabu Graphix inks, which work in unison with your watercolor creations. So many fun and versatile options await you in this month’s watercolor illustration challenge!

Featured Medium AQUA BY SPECTRUM NOIR 12PC SET | Retail $29.95

Spectrum Aqua is the water-based artist’s marker that goes wherever your creativity takes you. Whatever your style, Spectrum Aqua combines the performance of water-based color medium with the easy to use convenience of a marker – to give you outstanding color results. Each Spectrum Aqua Marker is dual-tipped – at one end, there’s a soft brush nib for flexible line control and a more natural art surface feel. And at the other end, a precise fine tip for definition and accurate line work. Spectrum Aqua is a great addition to conventional water-based paints and other color media. Its high-quality dyes give flawless, even coverage with all the definition and vibrancy you need. Then, using water, you can diffuse and seamlessly blend color to create the lifelike tones and subtle touches that will bring added depth and realism to your work.

Featured Medium MARABU GRAPHIX AQUA INK SET - STARFISH 3PK | Retail $9.99

Marabu Graphix Aqua Inks are ultra-brilliant, water-based watercolor ink that is naturally transparent and highly lightfast. Use this ink with a brush or drawing pen for watercolor techniques — or with a dip pen for lettering. Combine it with other drawing materials such as Marabu Fineliners and Aqua Pens for designing expressive motifs and brilliant backgrounds. Even when dry, Graphix Aqua Ink can be dissolved with water and reworked. Shake vigorously before use.


The Graphite Aquarell Pencil is a water-soluble graphite pencil of professional artist quality. Featuring a water-soluble graphite core, it can be used wet or dry then brushed over with water. Use this pencil to softly lay down your drawings, then brush over with water to blend your lines into your piece and create beautiful watercolor effects.

Featured Canvas HARMONY WATERCOLOR BLOCK 7” X 10” | Retail $13.79

Harmony Watercolor Paper Blocks feature surface sizing, allowing for easy corrections on wet paper. The natural-white 140 lb. (300gsm) paper is acid-free, light-resistant, features extreme longevity and is eraser-resistant. Masking fluids or masking tape can be used and removed residue-free. Especially suited for wet painting techniques such as watercolor, glazing, mixed media, gouache, tempera and acrylic. 12 sheets per block.


Royal & Langnickel Aqua Flow Brushes are convenient, portable watercolor brushes. Just fill the large barrel with water and let the creating begin. The small, medium or large synthetic Taklon brush heads are easy to clean and great for use on almost any surface with any water-based media. Great for classrooms. studios, or for Plein air painting, Aqua Flow brushes help minimize water spills.


Suitable for all water-based media, this sturdy paint tray has a smooth easy to clean surface and ten paint wells. Use it in this month’s project to dispense pigment from the Aqua markers and use as a traditional watercolor.

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