Blue Lit and Lit. Handmade glow watercolors


Blue Lit and Lit, from the Party Time! collection of handmade watercolor paints.

This listing is for a half pan, full pan or bottle cap of Lit or Blue Lit. These colors are created from light emitting pigments, and they glow in the dark! Because they absorb and release light, they are not considered lightfast. If that is a concern for you, UV varnish or framing under UV glass would be ways you could protect your work from possible fading.

Blue Lit and Lit are light emitting pigments. Both are activated by heat and sunlight. Lit is also activated by artificial white light such as the light on your phone, while Blue Lit is only activated with artificial UV light. In white light, they appear almost transparent.

A small magnet can be added to the pan or cap, at no cost, to allow it to stick to any metal tin, if the artist prefers. Please be sure to select that option. Bottle caps are equivalent in amount of paint to a generous full pan.

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Ruby Mountain Paint Company specializes in micro-batch, artisanal watercolors using pure pigments sourced from around the world. Our paints are always non-toxic, lovingly hand poured into whole pans, half pans, or bottle caps. We make high quality paint and art supplies for all types of artists. Each color is made from pure, artist-grade pigments and our own all natural binder formula, which includes gum arabic, local honey, and a time-honored, clove oil preservative. Each pigment is mulled by hand until it is the proper, luscious consistency. Each pan is poured once, slowly cured, then topped off so that the pans are as full as possible. Your order is packaged mindfully, using eco-friendly packaging and shipped to you from our studio in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.

Shipping from United States

Processing time

3-5 business days

Estimated shipping times

  • North America : 3 - 5 business days

I'll do my best to meet these shipping estimates, but can't guarantee them. Actual delivery time will depend on the shipping method you choose.

Customs and import taxes

Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.

Payment Options

Secure options
  • Accepts Etsy gift cards

Returns & Exchanges

I gladly accept returns and exchanges

Just contact me within: 5 days of delivery

Ship items back to me within: 21 days of delivery

I don't accept cancellations

But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

The following items can't be returned or exchanged

Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:

  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Digital downloads
  • Items on sale

Conditions of return

Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.

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Ruby Mountain Paint Co. does not share customer information with anyone. Customer information we collect and use is solely to process your order.

Reviews (8)


This is such a beautiful glow-in-the-dark watercolor paint! "Blue lit" is only activated with UV/sunlight, so it doesn't glow as easily as "Lit" but the soft blue glow as really nice and this paint is worth it if this is an effect you are going for! This photo wasn't taken in a very dark space (natural room lighting). I activated the glow using my UV flashlight ('black light') and you can see it works well.

This is absolutely beautiful! I've been searching for a glow watercolor and this is just what I've been wanting. I've swatched this and it glows well - I am really pleased. This photo is not taken in a particularly dark area. I activated the glow with my UV flashlight. You can see it has a great glow effect.

Fast shipping! Great little glow in the dark color! Love the mini pans!

Fast shipping. Great little glow in the dark color. Love the mini pans!

Picture was taken without flash in a semidark room after 5 min in direct light. A more subtle glow than the green. Very smooth watercolor. Thank you for the extra goodies!

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