The strongest of our violets, perhaps even more intense than the Phthalos. Very bluish undertone, like Ultramarine Violet, but with a very dark top tone that is almost blackish.
Paint Lines: Encaustic, Pigment Stick
Pigment Stick Drying Rate: Slow
Classification: Synthetic Inorganic
Color Index: PV23
Chemical Composition: dioxazine pigment
Safety Information: Conforms to ASTM D-4236
Cobalt Violet Light
Pigment Stick Drying Rate: Fast
Color Index: PV49
Chemical Composition: cobalt phosphate
Safety Warnings: This product contains cobalt, a chemical known to the State of California to cause cancer.
Cobalt Violet Deep
Very royal purple, leans a little to the red. Used by Monet for his intense purple shadows
Color Index: PV14
The reddest of the violets.
Color Index: PV16
Chemical Composition: manganese ammonium phosphate
Similar to Indian Red. A low intensity deep bluish-red earth. Makes lavender tints.
Color Index: PR101
Chemical Composition: synthesized iron oxide, calcined
Bluer than Alizarin Crimson, it has a magnificent purple red undertone. Powerful, but less so than Phthalos, and very permanent. Excellent glazing color.
Classification: Synthetic Organic
Color Index: PV19
Chemical Composition: quinacridone pigment
The bluest of the violets. Low covering power and weak tinting, but a beautiful delicate glaze.
Pigment Stick Drying Rate: Medium
Color Index: PV15
Chemical Composition: sodium aluminum sulfo-silicate
French Mauve Bluish
Paint Lines: Encaustic
Chemical Composition: cobalt phosphate, Titanium-Zinc White
French Mauve Reddish
Chemical Composition: cobalt phosphate, titanium-zinc
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