PV14. Fast Drying. Semi-Opaque. Excellent Lightfastness. Average Oil Content.
First made from the rare ore of Cobalt Phosphate in the mid-19th century, this is now a synthetic inorganic pigment, of which the lighter shade is closer to the original, natural version. It has a very delicate shade of violet which appears quite opaque in mass-tone, but which quickly becomes transparent when applied thinly, and when glazed over a white ground, gives a very interesting range of bluish pinks. The hues are equally restrained.
£25.46 £20.37PR 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.
£25.46 £20.37PR 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.
£48.37 £38.69Y40. Average Drying. Transparent. Excellent Lightfastness. Average Oil Content.
A transparent straw-ochre yellow with strange yet rich greenish undertones.