Stoneground Paint Co. Gouache Hansa Yellow Light
Stoneground gouache is a water-based media that dries to an opaque, matte finish. Hansa Yellow Light Gouache is a bright, cool, lemon yellow hue perfect for a variety of subject matter including still life, illustration, florals, and landscapes.
Artist Notes: An excellent choice for the cool yellow on any palette, Hansa Yellow Light mixes well with other colours.
Paint Makers Notes: Discovered by German chemists in 1909, arylide pigments, which include the Hansa Yellow family, were originally developed for inks but quickly became popular among artists.
Pigment Number: PY 3
Pigment Type: Synthetic Organic
Composition: Arylide yellow
Lightfastness: II – Very Good
Size: Half Pan
Stoneground Paint Co. creates their handmade gouache by combining the world’s finest pigments as well as premium French chalk with a binder made from water, gum arabic, and honey. Colours are easily mixed with one another and can be used interchangeably with Stoneground watercolour paint.
Stoneground defines modern colours as those developed and discovered after 1704. This was when the accidental discovery of Prussian Blue occurred. The colours Stoneground classifies as such, contain organic and inorganic pigments. Also, they are typically characterized by their intense and bright appearance.
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