Category: Red colors

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Pyrrole red (PR254)

Pyrrole red (PR254) is a new pigment. The color was invented in 1974 and the production of pigments began in 1983. But for its young age, the color is well known and established, and…

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Alizarin crimson (PR83)

Alizarin is the dye in madder red, a red dye extracted from the madder root, from this dye the pigment madder lake can be made. As a dye for textile dyeing, the dye is…

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Quinacridone red – PR209

Quinacridone red is something as unusual as a transparent warm red color. The color has very good mixing properties and it is possible to successfully mix it towards both orange and violet. The paint…

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Madder lake

Real madder is a red dye extracted from the madder root. In ancient Egypt and in Asia, madder was used for textile dyeing. It has been used in Europe at least since the Middle…

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Pyrrole Orange (PO71)

Pyrrole Orange is a very intense red-orange color. The pigment is not common, but only a few years ago Schmincke was the only manufacturer to had it, now there are a few more who…

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Quinacridone Rose – PV19

Chinacridone comes in many different varieties, the most useful for the artist is probably the one who usually gets the name Quinacridone Rose. The pigment has the index name PV19 but due to its…