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These sets are a superb introduction into the historical world of genuine earth tones, and ancient and contemporary pigments, such as Hansa Yellow, which are no longer being utilized by most major artist paint manufacturers.
Sets feature convenient sample sizes of these rich pigments in 50 g jars of the most popular colors, with instructions included on how to make paint.
Complete Set of 15 Colors
Includes Brilliant Yellow (Hansa Yellow), Golden Yellow Ochre (Brilliant Clear), Yellow Ochre Mexico (Brownish Cool), Raw Sienna (Deep Orange Shade), Napthol Red (Brilliant Primary Red), English Red (Extra Deep), Burnt Sienna (Warm Shade Light), Turkish Red (Mars Extra Deep), Roman Brown (Enhanced Earth), Burnt Umber (Brownish Warm), Raw Umber (Greenish Dark), Chrome Oxide Green, Phthalo Blue (Primary Blue), Ivory Black, and Titanium White.
Historic Set of 8 Colors
Includes Yellow Ochre (Warm Gold Shade), Raw Sienna (Warm Shade), Burnt Sienna (Deep Warm Shade), Genuine Indian Red (Hematite), Burnt Umber (Reddish Brown), Caput Mortuum (Reddish Violet), Burnt Umber (Very Dark), and Raw Umber (Very Dark Neutral Shade).
Note — Pigments are sold by weight, not by volume. Since pigments differ naturally in density, some jars may seem quite empty, while others are quite full.
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i use for making encautic paint
from Washington State
Comments about Sinopia Pigment Sets:
This is the only brand I've used so far for making encaustic paint. It is working well for me. I purchased the historic set. Good value compared to buying encaustic paints ready-made, but the colors were darker than I was hoping for in general.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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Colored Natural Pigments
I like using natural pigments in my art work, it just feels more authentic.Nice glass jars for storage. Not cheap but they are good quality.
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from Oshkosh, WI
I used it for making egg tempera. It's pretty good I think.
Solid starter set
By Starhorse Studio
I ordered this set to do model horse customizing. Overall, very pleased with the color selection. Did end up having to order one or two 'supplemental' colors directly from Sinopia, since this set has no black, and both yellows are pretty transparent and are difficult to build up. Would like to see individual colors offered through Blick!They come in very nice glass jars that look beautiful in my studio and aren't a packaging eyesore. The openings of the jar are big enough to get a pastelling brush in and tap off excess pretty well. Overall, a great start that I will probably add to to better tailor to my needs.
(6 of 7 customers found this review helpful)
Great Quality & Great Price!
I purchased the Historic Set of 8 colors for use on my model horses. It was a fantastic starter set for me as I wasn't sure which colors to pick and choose for my applications. Very good quality pigment that is lasting me a very long time. I do wish they came in more colors and separately on the DickBlick site. You'd have to go directly to Sinopia and they are pretty pricey individually. I'll probably end up going with a different brand when I need new colors or to refill. Also do note that these are sold by weight so each jar varies in contents. For example the "Caput Medium" was literally 1/3 of a jar full (most likely because it is a heavier pigment). Overall, I'd definitely reccomend these if you're looking to give pigments a try. It's a good earth tone starter set set for a good price.
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