Category: Yellow colors

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Mayan Yellow (PY223)

Mayan yellow is one of several colors that have their roots in Mayan culture. Just like Mayan blue, the yellow color is produced, in a complicated process, from the indigo plant together with palygorskite….

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Isoindoline Yellow – PY139

Isoindoline pigments are a group of modern dyes with shades from red to green-yellow, of which only the warm yellow PY139 is fairly common in watercolor. isoindoline yellow has an orange-yellow hue, is a…

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Gamboge, a closed chapter

Once upon a time there was a color, extracted from the tree Clusiaceae, which was called gamboge. Unfortunately, the paint had poor lightfastness, it faded quickly in sunlight. Therefore, it was replaced as soon…