Binder: Virgin Cold-pressed linseed oil, washed
Pigment: PO 101:1 / inorganic: Red Hematite, 77015
Lightfastness: 1 (excellent)
Indian Red uses a pigment dug from a natural red vein that runs diagonally from the Northeast to the Gulf Coast of North America. Truly made in the USA - through and through! An opaque brownish red that has violet undertones creating a variety of smokey violets tints dominate in mixtures with other colors. It is perfect in figure painting for making cool shadows when mixed. Perfect for darkening cadmium yellows. It is very opaque and excellent at opacifying transparent reds.
Conforms to ASTM D4236. Conforms to ASTM D4302.
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