Prussian Blue, like Alizarin, is one of those colours some painters find essential. Its inky depth when unmixed is belied by a range of uniquely intense blues resulting from hues, particularly with Zinc White. On its own and in more concentrated mixes it exhibits a slight bronzy sheen which can be used almost like a complementary glaze.
£24.00 £16.80PR 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.
£24.00 £16.80PR 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.
£45.60 £31.92Y40. Average Drying. Transparent. Excellent Lightfastness. Average Oil Content.
A transparent straw-ochre yellow with strange yet rich greenish undertones.