PY41. Very Fast Drying. Opaque. Excellent Lightfastness. Very Low Oil Content. TOXIC.
Lead Antinomiate, in natural versions, seems to have been used as a pigment since the 5th century B.C, and has been manufactured since the1400’s, being one of the most relied-upon colours, and in constant demand. Michael harding still produce the genuine article, as opposed to the unsatisfactory blends which have been offered as substitutes. Its vivid, dense, almost primrose yellow cannot be mimicked, as portraitists and figure painters will attest. It is more powerful and yet more muted than its equivalents among the Cadmium range. Its handling characteristics are incomparable. Because it tends to react with steel rollers, to this day it is still ground with stone.
£24.96 £18.72PR 177 Anthranaquinone. Slow Drying. Transparent. Good Lightfastness. High Linseed Oil Content.
Alizarin Claret has a lighter tone than that of Alizarin Crimson with greater resistance to UV light. Perfect for portraitures, landscapes and non-figurative works due to its versatility and beauty.
£24.96 £18.72PR 83. Slow Drying. Transparent. Good Lightfastness. High Oil Content.
This paints clarity and subtly beautiful bluish undertones are unique, and, since its introduction, portraitists have greatly prized its range of cool, rather smoky hues, so well suited for rendering facial flesh.
Amethyst is one of the newest colours form Michael Harding. It is a mixture of three well known colours ultramarine, quinacridone red and dioxazine violet pigments that produces an incredible hue.
£47.42 £35.57Y40. Average Drying. Transparent. Excellent Lightfastness. Average Oil Content.
A transparent straw-ochre yellow with strange yet rich greenish undertones.