Cass Colour Stories
CMYK: 2,11,100,0 - RGB: 255,219,0 - HEX: #FFDB00
Explore one of the most important and oldest pigments to feature in an artist's palette – Cadmium Yellow. Known for it’s bright, intense hue and valued for its lightfastness and opacity - plus highly favoured by the masters van Gogh & Klimt! Immerse yourself in our exploration into the anatomy of Cadmium Yellow.
CMYK: 100, 0 65, 0 - RGB: 0, 152, 121 - HEX: #009878
Viridian is a rich, bright shade of green that has been used in art and design for centuries. The pigment is known for its durability, lightfastness, and versatility, making it a popular choice among artists and designers. Here we explore the various historical elements, properties and psychology behind this colour.
CMYK: 66, 0, 30, 0 - RGB: 28, 207, 201 - HEX: #1CCFC9
Teal is a rich, bright shade of blue/green that was created in the 19th Century and rose to popularity in contemporary art and design. The pigment is known for its durability, lightfastness, and versatility, making it a popular choice among artists and designers. Here we explore the various historical elements, properties and much more behind this colour.
CMYK: 0, 83, 76, 11 - RGB: 227, 38, 54 - HEX: #E32636
Known for its deep, rich red tones Alizarin Crimson holds a unique place in the realm of colours. Its vibrant and versatile nature has made it a favourite among artists throughout history, with a rich legacy that spans from Renaissance masters to contemporary artists. Read about the fascinating origins and characteristics of Alizarin Crimson as we delve into its historical significance, the methods employed to produce this captivating pigment, and its various uses across different artistic mediums.
CMYK: 58, 42, 0, 25 - RGB: 42, 82, 190 - HEX: #2A52BE
Cerulean Blue. With its soothing qualities and serene undertones has captured the imagination of artists and designer for centuries. In our latest Cass Colour Stories series we will delve into the fascinating world of Cerulean Blue, exploring its origins, symbolism, and its influence on various aspects of human life.
ORANGE LAKE DEEP
CMYK: 0, 70, 100, 0 - RGB: 236, 102, 8 - HEX: #EC6607
Orange Lake Deep, a semi-opaque hue from the Lake pigment family known for its brilliance and intensity, has become a favourite among artists and creators. We explore it’s origin story, symbolism, and in what famous paintings the orange hue appears and how it is used.
CMYK: 49, 100, 0, 0 - RGB: 153, 0, 153 - HEX: #990099
Quinacridone Violet is known for its deep, rich purple tone and holds a unique place in the realm of colours. Its ethereal beauty and versatile nature have found a place not only on the canvases of painters but also in the realms of design, fashion, and even beyond. Read about the fascinating origins and characteristics of this colour as we delve into its historical significance, and the methods employed to produce this captivating pigment.
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