669 Vandyke Brown is a greenish alternative to sepia brown. Used since the 17th century, it was originally extracted from finely separated coal known as elutriated lignite. However, the traditional colour was too unpredictable so Vandyke Brown is now made from a mixture of more stable pigments.
- Pigment Identification – PY 153, PBr,7 PBk 7 Metal Complex, Earth Pigment and Lamp Black
- Semi- Opaque
- Semi-staining – moderately easy to lift and remove from the page.
- **** Good Lightfastness
Schmincke Horadam Watercolours are available in 5 ml or 15 ml tubes as well half pan or full pan.