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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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Have bought oils before from you. Delivery was on time.
Comments about Grumbacher Pre-Tested Artists' Oil Colors:
I do canvas painting
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from Boston MA
Grumbacher is one of the only companies to offer bismuth yellow in linseed oil binder. This is a lightfast non toxic alternative to cadmium and I hope they don't change anything.
The best paint ever
I would not use any of the paint and I have been painting for many years
Grumbacher Pre-Tested Artists' Oil Colors are top quality
In my opinion, these oils can't be beat. Comparing them to others made me come to that conclusion.
His gift reaction said a thousand joys from TX to MD USA
By Daniel & An Na Castillo
from Dallas, Texas
Comments about Grumbacher Pre-tested Oil Sets:
My wife and I receive a photo chat call from our wonderful and talented brother in law and his wife who received his purchased online gift four days ahead of his Birthday. He became a child all over again with the simplest kind of reaction of happiness and joy we were the most satisfied because he was so surprised we even knew the Grumbacher quality and brand he was using all along for his amazing art projects. We felt we found the perfect gift for him. Thank you so very much www.dickblick.com!
Nothin' Likeep it.
from Naples, Florida
Grumbacher is always consistent, something I've counted on over the years.Just excellent oil.paints.
Grumbacher is my favorite oil paint!
I love the range and consistency of the colors
from Eastern Sierras of California
My home burned to the ground in a wildfire 2 years ago. I had collected many colors in this line over the years. My original art teacher always had Grumbacher Red on her palette, and so did I. I have just moved into my re-built home and have started to get ready to paint again. These paints are part of my painting history and I am happy to start using them again.
This shipment there was care taken in the handling
By Charlotte Fine Art Gallery
from Charlotte, NC
Studio classes and workshops at the Gallery's Studio Space
By The wannabe artist!
from Ponte vedra, florida
I love oil painting with vibrant cilors!
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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