Williamsburg Handmade Oil – Brilliant Yellow Extra Pale
Williamsburg Brilliant Yellow Extra Pale is so pale that it almost looks like bleached bone or sand. This light color features high covering power, yet is extremely luminous.
- Series: 2
- Pigments: PW6, PY74, and PY65
- Pigment Names: Titanium Dioxide Rutile, Arylide Yellow 5GX, Arylide RN
- Lightfastness: ASTM I – Excellent
- Opacity: Opaque
- Grind: Very Fine
- 37 ml
Williamsburg Oil Paint is known for its quality and extensive palette of colors including genuine Italian Earth Colors. Since joining the Golden Artist Colors family, the palette has expanded to include French Earth Colors and a range of colors made with Safflower Oil, as well as special edition and custom colors.
Originating from the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn, Williamsburg now makes over one hundred seventy artist quality oil colors in New Berlin, NY. Each color is milled in small batches to bring out the best qualities of the pigment used.
Curious about drying time? Find a comprehensive chart of drying times for each Williamsburg oil color here.
Getting the proper pigment is just the beginning. So much of the quality of oil paint is in the grinding. Each color is ground to enhance the beauty and luminosity specific to that particular pigment. Some colors will feel slightly gritty, while others extremely smooth. Cerulean Blue will have a beautiful velvet, light-absorbing surface with an extremely strong covering power. The Siennas will often be chunky or gritty to allow light to travel through the vehicle, exposing rich golden or mahogany undertones instead of just heavy, dull browns.
Pigments are ground in pure, premium, alkali-refined linseed oil and made in batches no larger than eight gallons at a time. This allows for total control over the product, much like the late nineteenth-century French color makers. All the materials are hand measured, and every ounce of paint is scrutinized.
Williamsburg and Golden give technical advice to artists, museums, and conservators throughout the world and welcome your questions and comments. Find product support here.