Shiva Casein Colors

Shiva Casein is a milk-product based paint which may be thinned with water. An extremely versatile medium, caseins may be applied in any manner, from impasto to thin watercolor washes. They are water soluble, but become insoluble with time and exposure.

Caseins dry quickly to a natural matte finish, making them unexcelled for reproduction. They can also be brought to a satin sheen simply by buffing with a soft cloth. If a gloss finish is desired, casein paintings can be varnished.

Caseins can be used on most surfaces. Because of the inflexibility of the binder, they should not be applied to canvas in heavy impastos. Colors are brilliant, permanent, and intermixable.

Basic Set of 6 — Contains 6 colors in 37 ml (1.25 oz) tubes, including Ivory Black, Titanium White, Naples Yellow, Rose Red, Shiva Green (Phthalo), and Ultramarine Blue Deep.

Color Theory Set — Perfect for teaching color theory, casein has minimal color shift and mixes easily. The Color Theory Set contains six 37 ml tubes of Shiva Casein, including Shiva Rose Red, Cadmium Yellow Light, Ultramarine Blue Deep, Cadmium Orange, Shiva Green (Phthalo), and Shiva Violet.

Underpainting Set — Water media and oil underpainting materials, now in a basic warm and cool color set for every painter. The set contains six 37 ml tubes of Shiva Casein, including Burnt Sienna, Raw Umber, Payne’s Gray, Yellow Ochre, Cadmium Red Pale, and Permasol Blue.

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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37 ml Alizarin Crimson
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37 ml Alizarin Crimson
37 ml Permasol Blue
Basic Set of 6
Color Theory Set
Color Theory Set
Underpainting Set of 6
Underpainting Set of 6
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