These convenient boxes are the ideal accessory for any watercolor artist! Crafted in Italy from sturdy steel, coated in enamel (black exterior and white interior) with a special non-rusting treatment, these empty boxes are great for filling with your favorite half pan watercolors. Featuring handy fold-out palettes for color mixing, half pans simply snap right into the box, framing a center channel that can carry a small brush or tube of white gouache. Working all in monochromes? Fill up a box of different shades of all one color! Going plein air painting? Fine tune your palette to reflect the colors of the landscape around you. These high quality, empty half pan boxes are sure to become one of your favorite painting accessories!