The skill of the Old Masters meets modern research in this premium line of oils. Lefranc's Artist Oils use a distinctive Mediterranean palette and exclusive colors. Each color strikes the perfect balance between opacity and transparency.
Color Swatch created using heavy application/medium application/50% tint and was applied on acrylic primed canvas (7 oz) material.
diketo-pyrrolo pyrrole orange
Pyrrole Orange PO71 is a transparent pigment with average or moderate tinting strength. It produces cleaner mixtures than cadmium-based colors.
Pyrrole Orange PO71 has been reported to have excellent lightfastness, and better weather fastness than comparable cadmium pigments.
Pyrrole Orange PO71 has not been reported to be hazardous. In art materials, diketopyrrolo-pyrrole pigments are often promoted as non-hazardous alternatives to cadmiums.
Pyrrole Orange is one of the most popular diketopyrrolo-pyrrole pigments (DPP), discovered and marketed since the 1980s by Ciba-Geigy. It is used mainly in printing inks and plastics. It has also been used in automotive and industrial paints. In art materials, it has become most widely used in acrylics.
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