Aquafine Premium Watercolors

Daler-Rowney Aquafine Watercolors

Aquafine Watercolors are made with high-quality pigments milled to perfection to offer optimal performance and control. The 60 colors in this Premium Watercolor range are compatible with the colors in the Aquafine Watercolor Ink and Aquafine Gouache ranges, which are formulated to the same high specifications.


Professional Quality at a Single Price Point

Produced to the same exacting standards of professional watercolors, Aquafine offers rich, free flowing colors with great brilliance. These vibrant, transparent watercolors reliably produce beautiful and delicate washes. This range also offers an unmatched value for its quality with high performance and an economical single price point.

Artist Kelly Baskin

Excellent Working Properties

Aquafine has high tinting strength and fineness of grind for optimal performance and control in watercolor techniques. Each color has excellent mixing abilities with great lightfastness.

Watercolor Doodling with Artist Shayda Campbell
Watercolor Doodling with Artist Shayda Campbell

How to create interest with watercolors with Artist Oliver Pyle

Watercolor Landscape Tutorial with Artist Nathaniel Skousen
Watercolor Landscape Tutorial with Artist Nathaniel Skousen

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Featuring a superior wetting agent, Aquafine watercolors are easily reactivated with water.

Modern, High-Quality Pigments

Pigmented watercolors that provide highly saturated color and incredibly transparent washes.


36 single-pigment colors


3 metallic colors including Gold, Silver & Copper

The Range

All pigments are carefully selected for a broad range of 60 Premium watercolors with a strong pigment load in every format.

Artist Sara Prentice

Aquafine watercolors are available in 8ml tubes, half pan twin packs and sets, and they work perfectly with Daler-Rowney watercolor mediums.

8ml tubes

half pan sets in
multiple sizes

half pan
twin packs

Watercolor Landscape Tutorial with Artist Charles Evans    

Made in England

Daler-Rowney is particularly proud to continue the long heritage of manufacturing Aquafine Watercolors in the United Kingdom.

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Inspiring creativity since 1783, Daler-Rowney strives to be accessible, inclusive and innovative, offering an outstanding artistic experience and affordable painting, drawing and art supplies, including acrylic, watercolor, and oil paints.

Historical image of Daler-Rowney manufacturing plant
Rowney Showroom in 1952
Rowney Artists Wooden Box in 1851
Pigment Pots
Richard and Thomas Rowney in 1780
Richard and Thomas Rowney