Lascaux Gouache is truly different from other gouaches. Developed by color experts in consultation with teachers and professional artists, this artist-quality acrylic gouache is richly hued, extremely lightfast, and non-bleeding. Because it's highly concentrated, it's also very economical to use!
Color Swatch created using full strength/50/50 and was applied on cold press Bristol board (2 ply) material.
Fe2O2 or Fe2O3 • H2O
Mars Orange is a bright, extremely light red and appears almost pinkish in contrast with darker colors. It has incredible tinting strength and opacity. The synthetic form of Mars Orange is made from iron oxides and is cleaner, brighter, and denser than its ochre-based counterparts.
Mars Orange has excellent permanence and lightfastness.
Mars Orange has no significant hazards.
The word Mars refers to the Roman god of iron and war. Mars Orange has been manufactured as a pigment since the 17th century.
® Lascaux is a registered trademark.