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Cass Art Artists' Dry Pigment 130g / 250ml Ultramarine Blue Light

Cass Art Collection
£16.95

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Product Overview

Ultramarine Blue Light is an artificial mineral pigment that is produced by heating clay, soda, sulphur and coal to high temperatures. Its name comes from outremer, or over-the-sea, as a reference to the highly-prized Lapis Lazuli pigment which had been imported into Europe from Afghanistan since the Middle Ages. First manufactured in France and Germany in 1828, synthetic Ultramarine provided a brilliant and affordable blue to artists, and it remains one of the most popular blues on artists' palettes today.

It is a transparent pigment, with a high tinting strength and excellent lightfastness. It reacts to alkali, therefore it is not suitable for use in lime-fresco; we do offer a Limeproof Ultramarine Blue for this purpose. It is stable in all other media, although it can be tricky to grind in oil. Instead of creating a thick, buttery paste, it can remain stringy and deteriorate when stored in a tube. To correct this, many commercial paint manufacturers include additives and waxes in their recipes; if you intend on grinding your own paint, you could try replacing 10-15% of your Linseed Oil with Poppy Oil to improve the consistency. Ultramine Blue provides a slow-drying, fairly hard paint film, which can tend towards brittleness.

  • 250ml/130g
  • Strong lightfastness

    Transparent

  • PB29
  • For use with oil, acrylic, or watercolour binder

WARNING! DUSTY MATERIAL 

When using do not eat, drink or smoke. Do not breathe dust. Avoid contact with eyes. In case of insufficient ventilation, wear suitable respiratory protective equipment.

Specifications

  • MPN
    CR40161HC
  • Size Description
    250ml
  • Paint Series
    Series 1
  • Paint Pigment Value/Code
    PB29
  • Lightfastness
    Yes
  • Colour Tech Description
    Ultramarine Blue Light
  • Type
    Pigment
  • Form of packaging
    Tub
  • Recommended For
    Professional

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