Horadam colors can be lifted from a dried palette without forming small bubbles. Colors flow evenly and are fully intermixable. Horadam helps the artist maintain full control of color, even on softer papers.
Color Swatch created using heavy application/diluted application and was applied on cold press watercolor paper (150 lb) material.
The historic color Indian Yellow, a metabolite of cows that were fed only Mango leaves, was produced by harvesting the urine of cows. Manufacture of Indian Yellow, which is now considered cruelty to animals, has been prohibited since the early 20th century. All modern Indian Yellow hues are efforts to reproduce the traditional hue using synthetic pigments. Schmincke's Indian Yellow does so with two transparent organic pigments. The company rates its Indian Yellow as transparent and semi-staining, giving it
Benzimidazolone Yellow is a pigment with dull tints and an average drying time.
Benzimidazolone Yellow has excellent lightfastness.
Benzimidazolone Yellow is not considered toxic.
The benzimidazolone group of pigments was developed and patented in 1960 by Hoechst A.G., a German chemical manufacturer that was a forerunner of the pharmaceutical company Aventis.
Isoindolinone Yellow is a high performance pigment of excellent brightness and an average drying time.
Isoindolinone Yellow has excellent lightfastness.
Isoindolinone Yellow is not considered toxic.
The first isoindoline pigments were patented in 1946, and commercial production of pigments in this group began in the 1960s. Several isoindoline yellow pigments are available.
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