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Tested and approved by professionals, for professionals, Grumbacher Pre-Tested Professional Oils have been one of America's favorite oil paints since 1905. Recently reformulated, the line now includes stronger, purer cadmiums and exciting contemporary colors.
Grumbacher Pre-Tested Oils are made with the finest pure pigments milled in select alkali-refined linseed oil (with the exception of two whites described below). All 90 colors are highly pigmented, with tinting strength equal to or better than the leading professional brands. Pre-Tested Oils offer high chroma, superior tinting strength, excellent adhesion, outstanding working properties, the utmost lightfastness, and archival permanence.
All colors are available in 1.25 oz (37 ml) tubes. Select colors are also available in an economical 5 oz (150 ml) size. A free color chart is available on request.
Soft Titanium White
Soft Titanium White is a permanent soft-bodied, opaque, non-yellowing Titanium White that is ground in poppy seed and sunflower oils, rather than linseed oil. These oils do not yellow with age, as does pure linseed oil. Soft Titanium White is also recommended for fluid wet-in-wet techniques.
Grumbacher's exclusive Superba White is a smooth, buttery, heavy-bodied white ground in non-yellowing poppy seed oil. Superba is unaffected by exposure to light, freely intermixable with other colors, and offers enhanced opacity and tinting strength.
Titanium White is a permanent, heavy-bodied, versatile, opaque, pure white that is neutral in hue. It's ideal for applications where great opacity is required, and is considered the strongest tinting white.
Zinc White is a permanent, heavy-bodied, semi-opaque, cool white. It's designed especially for brilliant clear tints with all oil colors, and is excellent for glazing.
Color Chart Note — Use this color chart as an approximation of the real color. If exact color matching is necessary, use actual samples of the materials.
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® Grumbacher is a registered trademark of Chartpak.™ Pre-Tested, Superba and Thio are trademarks.
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By busy mom
from Grand Rapids, MI
Comments about Grumbacher Pre-Tested Artists' Oil Colors:
Great product! Love the rich colors and texture of these oils.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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I really like Grumbacher paint, especiallly Sap green
By Grandma B
the oil paint sap green is the best on the market, hands down. I have tried many other brands but this one has a gold color in the mix that makes all the difference.
I don't see that I'll ever change
This paint is really the best I've tried , from the first time I used it I knew the colors are briter , the consistency was nice and mixing became easier . I don't see that I'll ever change .
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The oil paints from grumbacher pre tested lne are great.
By Molz the artist
from North miami, fl
Can't wait to do sme pein air paintings with my new oil paints
from Tacoma, wa
A really different and pretty color
By One shot Sue
from New York
A good quality paint - very pigmented.
I would buy this product again and again and again!
By Painting by PC
from Modesto Ca
The colors are pre tested, so to me that is important, mixing with other colors is no guessing "did I get my base mix right"
always the best products at blicks
the liquin is great for blending and application of paints makes painting smooth and easy.
Great yellow for desert in Arizona
Use sparingly for springtime blooms
(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
from Richmond, VA
Our art class was having a discussion on what color was used in a fellow student's painting. I found that I didn't have it, but would like the color. My good friend in class needed the color to really make her painting stand out. I suggested that I could purchase the paint online and we could split the shipping costs. So, that's what we did!The order came a day early with no problems. I think I will do this again...it beats driving downtown to the art store. They probably wouldn't have had this paint anyhow. So by going directly to Dick Blick, I saved myself lots of aggravation and time! I think we will try this again! It was that easy and the shipping cost was not out of line, all things considered. Thank you!
Grumbacher Pre-Tested Artist's Oils have been trusted by artists for over 70 years. They come from traditional European formulas and are made by America's oldest paint manufacturer.
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