Stoneground Paint Co. Gouache
Stoneground gouache is a water-based media that dries to an opaque, matte finish. A dramatic berry purple, this colour is wonderful to use in a range of subject matter. Saskatoon Berry is more purple in tone than Winter Radish, but less so when compared to Tyrian Cobalt Purple.
Artist Notes: Add a touch of Saskatoon Berry to Hansa Yellow for interesting browns perfect for grasses in landscapes.
Paint Makers Notes: Saskatoon Berry is a combination of Naphthol Red (PR 170), Quinacridone Violet (PV 19), and Delft Cobalt Blue (PB 36)
Pigment Number: PR 170 + PV 19 + PB 36
Pigment Type: Synthetic Organic + Synthetic Inorganic
Composition: Naphthol Carbamine, gamma Quinacridone, and Oxides of Cobalt and Chromium
Lightfastness: Not Rated
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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