Case for Making

French Vermillion Individual Watercolor

A synthetic, bright, orange-red pigment with high opacity, good lightfastness, and a smooth texture.

CfM uses synthetic pigment in their French Vermilion because it simulates the color characteristics of a mineral pigment while eliminating the use of mercury.

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Case for Making is a storefront offering handmade watercolors and a line of letterpress watercolor paper goods all made in-house, presented alongside a curated selection of our favorite creative supplies. Check out their online workshops over at, which have been designed to encourage process-focused exploration. Their practice is to recognize the presence of creative inquiry in multiple forms, and to provide space for engaging in and valuing this work.

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