Hot Cakes are ready-to-use professional encaustic paints that come in a convenient reusable metal tin. Only the finest, artist-grade, lightfast pigments are used in the manufacture of these paints. Hot Cakes paints are solvent-free.
Color Swatch created using varied application and was applied on primed hardboard material.
copper chromite black
Black Spinel is a very neutral opaque black pigment, excellent for tinting to create neutral grays.
Black Spinel has excellent lightfastness.
Black Spinel is mildly toxic. The pigment itself has an extremely fine particle size. It causes irritation and ulceration to skin. Respiratory exposure and exposure to dust are serious concerns.
Black Spinel is much more expensive than carbon-based blacks. Its use as a pigment has been limited to applications where a truly neutral black or gray tone is needed.
Jet Black, Ebony Black, Neutral Black, Copper Chromite Black.
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