Blickrylic Student Acrylics - Venetian Red, Quart

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Venetian Red
Venetian Red

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Product Details

Color:
Venetian Red
Size:
Quart

Pigment Information

This color contains the following pigments:

Mars Orange


Pigment Name

Mars Orange

Pigment Type

Chemical Name

iron oxides

Chemical Formula

Fe2O2 or Fe2O3 • H2O

Properties

Mars Orange is a bright, extremely light red and appears almost pinkish when contrasted with darker colors. It has incredible tinting strength and opacity. The synthetic form of Mars Orange is made from iron oxides and is cleaner, brighter, and denser than its ochre-based counterparts.

Permanence

Mars Orange has good permanence and lightfastness.

Toxicity

Mars Orange has no significant hazards.

History

The word Mars refers to the Roman god of iron and war. Mars Orange has been manufactured as a pigment since the 17th century.


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