Colour index number Nr 9. Average speed drying, and non-toxic, high oil content.
Rose Madder is a traditional lake pigment, extracted from the common madder plant Rubia Tinctorum. The Egyptians are credited with developing several techniques to produce a lake pigment. During the 17th century British army red coats were made with a shade of madder! This is the lovely claret colour favoured for portraits throughout time.
£26.35 £21.87PR 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.
£26.35 £21.87PR 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.
£50.06 £41.55Y40. Average Drying. Transparent. Excellent Lightfastness. Average Oil Content.
A transparent straw-ochre yellow with strange yet rich greenish undertones.