Alizarin Crimson

Alizarin Crimson

Alizarin Crimson: Cool, slightly bluish red with smoky glaze. 19th century “lake” color made by the fusing a dye on to a substrate. Only Alizarin Crimson is still commonly used by painters today. Pigment: Synthetic 1:2 dihydroxyanthraquinone on alumina (PR...
Alizarin Permanent

Alizarin Permanent

Alizarin Permanent: Cool, slightly bluish red with smoky glaze. Excellent match in masstone, transparency, and tint compared to the more fugitive Alizarin Crimson. Pigment: Anthraquinone Red (PR177) Vehicle: Alkali refined linseed oil Lightfastness I, Series 3,...
Cadmium Red Light

Cadmium Red Light

Cadmium Red Light: Orange/red first synthesized in 1910. Because of its muted tints, excellent color for natural light painting. Pigment: Concentrated cadmium sulfo-selenide (PR 108) Vehicle: Alkali refined linseed oil Lightfastness I, Series 5,...
Cadmium Red Medium

Cadmium Red Medium

Cadmium Red Medium: Darker than Cadmium Red Light. Useful medium red with strong opaque masstone and muted tint; light will not penetrate its surface. Pigment: Concentrated cadmium sulfo-selenide (PR 108) Vehicle: Alkali refined linseed oil Lightfastness I, Series 5,...
Cadmium Red Deep

Cadmium Red Deep

Cadmium Red Deep: Darkest Cadmium Red with very muted tint. Consider Perylene Red if you prefer a brighter tint or mix Perylene Red with the tint of Cad Red Deep. Pigment: Concentrated cadmium sulfo-selenide (PR 108) Vehicle: Alkali refined linseed oil Lightfastness...
Napthol Red

Napthol Red

Napthol Red: Modern organic warm red that closely matches Cadmium Red Medium in masstone. Makes more intense tints, more transparent. Excellent for high key painting. Pigment: Napthol AS-D (PR112) Vehicle: Alkali refined linseed oil Lightfastness II, Series 2,...
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