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Potters Pink 2 fl oz

SKU: NAP-257-512
Potters Pink 2 fl oz
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Product description

Potter's pink is a lightfast, semitransparent, moderately staining, dark valued, moderately subdued red pigment. Historically used since the 18th century as a watercolor pigment, under the name "pinkcolor."

Rublev Colours Aqueous Dispersions are pigments dispersed in water ready to be mixed with water-based mediums. These dispersions are especially made for use with traditional painting mediums, such as egg tempera, casein tempera, fresco, watercolors and distemper (glue tempera). They are also ideally suited for use with gesso to make toned grounds for drawing and painting. Pigment dispersions from Rublev Colours contain only naturally-derived ingredients, in addition to pigment and water, making them ideally suited for traditional mediums. Unlike other pigment dispersions that are typically made for acrylic medium, Rublev Colours Aqueous Dispersions do not contain coalescent solvents, artificial dispersing resins and other additives that interfere with natural mediums. Aqueous Dispersions make preparing traditional mediums easy; you do not have to hassle with powders, grinding pigments in medium and calculating binder ratios to make water-based paint. They make adding the right amount of paint binder, such as egg yolk, a no brainer because the right amount of water is already contained in the dispersion, simply add egg yolk.

Pigment Names
English: Potter's pink
English: pinkcolor, tin pink

Origin and History
Potter's pink was invented by an unknown Staffordshire potter in about 1780. Winsor & Newton introduced it as a watercolor paint in the 19th century under the name "pinkcolor." The Colour Index lists a chrome aluminum stannate pigment as Pigment Red 233 (77301). This pigment is manufactured by BASF (Germany) under the tradename Sicocer F Pink.

Rublev potter's pink is made according to the original recipe for the ceramic pigment.

Permanence and Compatibility
Although unrated by ASTM International, the composition and prior use of potter's pink plausibly puts it in the excellent lightfastness category (I). It is compatible with all pigments and in all vehicles.

Oil Absorption and Grinding
Potter's pink absorbs a medium amount of oil (- g oil per 100 g of pigment).

Potter's pink is not considered to be toxic, however, care should be used in handling the dry powder pigment to avoid breathing the dust.

Pigment: Potter's Pink
Pigment Information
Color: Pink
Colour Index: -
Chemical Name: Tin Chromium Silicate
Chemical Formula: (SnCr)O2
ASTM Lightfastness Rating
Acrylic: Not Tested
Oil: Not Tested
Watercolor: Not Tested
Specific Gravity:
Refractive Index:
Oil Absorption: - g oil/100 g pigment


Color: Pink
Chemical Name: Tin Chromium Silicate
Acrylic: Not rated
Oil: Not rated
Watercolor: Not rated
Oil Absorption: - g oil/100 g pigment

Natural Pigments

Natural Pigments is a limited liability company based in Willits, California. We manufacture and distribute rare and hard-to-find materials for fine artists and decorators. We specialize in supplying artists' materials that were used in historical painting since pre-historic times up to and including the nineteenth century.

We constantly search for materials and products of the finest quality so that we can bring them direct to you from the source. To do so, we travel the world to find materials specifically for use by professional artists and decorators. We obtain minerals from mines in Afghanistan, Chile, Russia, Ukraine and Uzbekistan, to name a few places, processing these into natural pigments. We purchase resins, gums and plants from India, Kenya and Malaysia to make natural varnishes and painting mediums.

Our mission is to provide the largest variety of natural pigments, paints and other professional artists' supplies, enabling us to bring you a selection that makes shopping for rare and hard-to-find art materials easy. Our objective is to promote the education and use of these materials among artists by providing detailed information for their employment in encaustic, fresco, oil, watercolor and tempera painting.
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Product weight: 0.13 lbs

This product is shipped from our warehouse in Gretna, NE, USA.
This product is brand new and includes the manufacturer's warranty, so you can buy with confidence.
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