Premium pigments sourced from around the world are combined with a highly refined medium to produce this superior professional quality watercolor. ShinHan features clear color tones, exceptional brightness and transparency, and superior light stability.
Color Swatch created using heavy application/diluted application and was applied on cold press watercolor paper (150 lb) material.
beta-oxynaphthoic acid lake
Beta-oxynaphthoic acid (BONA) lake pigments vary in their hue and other properties, depending on what metals they form a salt with. Both pure and mixed metal salts are used. They tend to have high tinting strength and good stability and lightfastness.
Beta-oxynaphthoic acid lake pigments tend to have high tinting strength and good stability and lightfastness, but results vary with the application, and the presense of titanium dioxide may reduce lightfastness.
Beta-oxynaphthoic acid may have been synthesized as early as 1887. Commerical use of BONA lake pigments began in the 20th century.
Brilliant Red, Ruby Red
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