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Fine pigments, finely ground and evenly dispersed, produce vibrant washes and subtle gradations. Tubes. Also sets with brush, mixing tray, and watercolor guide. Also Sketchbox set.
Color Swatches created using heavy application/diluted application and were applied on cold press watercolor paper (150 lb) material.
Perylene Red is a moderately intense, semi-opaque, medium red pigment, appearing somewhere between a Cadmium Red and a Cadmium Deep Red hue. It has excellent brightness and tinting strength. Its partial transparency makes it useful as a glazing color.
Perylene Red has good lightfastness and permanence. Its tints may darken after extended exposure to sunlight. It is not considered suitable for exterior use.
Perylene Red has no significant acute toxicity. Its long term hazards are currently unknown.
Perylenes have been used as vat dyes since 1912, but they were not manufactured and sold as pigments until 1957. For artists, they are a replacement for historic colors that were made with berries, and are significantly more lightfast.
Perylene Red has excellent lightfastness and permanence, but its tints may darken after extended exposure to sunlight. It is not considered suitable for exterior use.
Perylenes have been used as vat dyes since 1912, but they were not manufactured and sold as pigments until 1957.
Pigment Red 166 has a yellowish red tone. It is semi-transparent and has high tinting strength.
Pigment Red 166 has very good lightfastness.
Pigment Red 166 is a disazo condensation pigment, and is used in paints, plastics, printing inks, packaging, textiles, and many other applications.
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