A highly transparent vivid red with a blue undertone. This is a mixed pigment hue – a recreation of true alizarin crimson pigment, which doesn’t offer the required lightfastness for artists. Alizarin crimson was first used as a dye obtained from the roots of the madder plant by the ancient Egyptians
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Heavy Body Artist Color, previously referred to as High Viscosity, has a thick consistency for traditional art techniques using brushes or knives, as well as for experimental, mixed media, collage and printmaking applications.
Impasto applications retain crisp brush stroke and knife marks.
Good surface drag provides excellent handling and blending characteristics with increased open-working time.
High pigment load produces rich, brilliant, permanent color.
100 Professional Color Spectrum
Exceptionally smooth, thick buttery consistency
Retains brush strokes and palette knife marks
Great for thick/impasto applications and painting techniques
Flexible when dry; thick films remain free of cracks and chips