Zinc oxide is one of the principal white pigments developed in the 18th century, and was more commonly known as zinc white or Chinese white. The widest application of this color has been in watercolors, sold under the name Chinese white. It was used as a "body color" in 19th century watercolors, but is less often used today in this technique. Rublev Colours Zinc Oxide watercolor is made using "French process" zinc oxide pigment made from the metal. Zinc oxide retains its original whiteness during aging in watercolor.
Rublev Colours Zinc Oxide Watercolor
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|Single Pigment:||Zinc Oxide|
|Colour Index:||Pigment White 4 (77947)|
|Chemical Name:||Zinc(II) Oxide|
|Tinting Strength:||Not Applicable|
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Note: Some separation of pigment and medium may occur in Rublev Colours Watercolors and is a natural process when no stabilizers are added to paint to prevent this from occurring.