Artisan Water Mixable Oil Color has been specifically developed to appear and work just like conventional oil color. The key difference between Artisan and conventional oils is its ability to thin and clean up with water. Hazardous solvents are not necessary for Artisan and artists can enjoy a safer painting environment, making it ideal for artists who share a work space, schools or painting at home. Like traditional oil color, Artisan Water Mixable Oil Color is made from linseed oil and safflower oil. The only difference is the linseed oil and safflower oil used in Artisan have been modified so that they will mix and clean up with water. Artisan has been specifically developed to appear and work just like conventional oil depth of color, buttery consistency, light fastness, opacity/transparency, performance and drying times of Artisan, allow artists to use this range for all oil color techniques. This special boxed set contains 10 colors in 1.25 oz. (37 ml) tubes, including one each of Lemon Yellow, Cadmium Yellow Hue, Permanent Alizarin Crimson, Cadmium Red Hue, Cerulean Blue Hue, French Ultramarine, Phthalo Green (Blue Shade), Yellow Ochre, Burnt Umber and Titanium White. Also included is a 2.5 oz. bottle of water mixable linseed oil and 2 long-handled white bristle brushes.