An ideal set for those new to the medium, this set provides a collection of supplies and a step-by-step plan that makes it easy for aspiring artist to start painting with gouache. It features 12 opaque gouache colors with excellent color intensity. The paint can be thinned with water and dries with in several minutes. It is great for painting matt sections without leaving stripes. Various colors can quickly be painted over one another and the paint can be used on many grounds including paper, cardboard, wood and more. It includes on 12ml tube each of white, lemon yellow, light yellow, scarlet, deep rose magenta, cobalt blue ultramarine, light blue cyan, deep green, yellow ochre, burnt sienna, burnt umber and black. It also contains an 8.3" x 11.7"h (A4) 24-sheet gouache paper block, two hog bristle brushes, a pencil, a kneadable eraser and a mixing tray.