Colors included in the Elizabeth Zanzinger Basic Palette
Rublev Colours Ultramarine Blue (Red Shade) is an intense deep blue with redish-undertones when mixed with white from an inorganic pigment of sodium aluminum silicate composition. It is a transparent, fine grained color with high tinting strength.
Rublev Colours Nicosia Green Earth is a transparent deep green with yellow undertone, medium grained and low tinting strength. Our Nicosia green earth is from glauconite deposits in Cyprus.
Rublev Colours Blue Ridge Yellow Ocher is a semi-transparent golden yellow, very fine grained and has a buttery consistency. Our yellow ocher is a single pigment color made of natural earths from ocher deposits in the Blue Ridge mountains of Virginia.
Rublev Colours Chrome Yellow Primrose is lead chromate/lead sulfate, obtained synthetically as a yellow crystalline powder by precipitation from a solution of a lead salt. Chrome yellow primrose has good hiding power with bright yellow hue and average tinting strength.
Rublev Colours Orange Molybdate is a brilliant orange pigment made by coprecipitation of lead chromate and lead molybdate in the presence of lead sulfate. Molybdate orange has been widely used in coatings for many decades during the 20th century because of its bright color and high hiding power. Orange molybdate had a brief history of use by artists for several decades in the last century.
Rublev Colours Transparent Mummy is a semi-transparent red with orange undertones, fine grained, low tinting strength and brushes "long" in the direction of the brush stroke.
Rublev Colours Tuscan Red is dark red with bright cherry tints when mixed with white or applied thinly. It consists of equal parts by weight of hematite (red iron oxide) and terra alba (calcium sulfate) and a small amount of alizarin.
Rublev Colours French Raw Umber is a semi-transparent, deep greenish brown with good tint strength, fine grained and, like most Rublev Colours Artist Oils, brushes "long" in the direction of the brush stroke.
Rublev Colours Cyprus Burnt Umber is an opaque brown with high tinting strength, medium grained and, like most Rublev Colours Artist Oils, brushes "long" in the direction of the brush stroke.
Rublev Colours Lead White #2 in filtered, pale walnut oil is an opaque white that is soft and slightly ropy. Lead White #2 is a brighter white than our first flake white (also known as Cremnitz white) because of the paler walnut oil.
Rublev Colours Roman Black iis a single-pigment color comprised of a natural black earth; a dense, opaque, heavy color that is permanent. It is comparatively neutral in undertone and is non-greasy, when compared to carbon blacks.
Note: Colors swatches are shown in mass tone, straight from the tube, on the left, and mixed with an equal amount of white on the right. All pictures of color swatches in this web site are only approximations of the actual color of the oil paint. We taken every care to match the color in these pictures on calibrated color monitors to the actual color. However, because of the wide variance in color monitors the results you get may vary.
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