Schmincke Calligraphy Gouache was especially developed for calligraphy to flow smoothly off the pen.The set comprises 13 x 20ml tubes (larger than the normal 14ml tube) in a well made wooden box. Each can be mixed to create as many colours as you need.11 of the colours have complete opacity; Two reds, two blues, two yellows produce all variations of secondary colours. Jet black – the best calligraphy ink, opaque white and ivory black can be used on their own or mixed. Oxide of chromium – an extremely versatile green. Burnt sienna – for colours from brown to grey. Red pearl – a warm red with a metallic finish – AND- GOLD PEARL – the best gold gouache which contains mica that does not tarnish.