Phthalo Blue Red Shade
Pigment Light Fastness Rating: I Excellent
All Phthalo pigments have and extremely high tinting strength. In mass tone they are extremely dark in value, often overlooked on the shelf since they appear black. They are also transparent in nature. Therefore, they are an excellent choice for extending with wax medium for glazing. When used for mixing other colors, only a small amount is needed. Phthalo Blue Red Shade is a good choice for mixing purples especially when mixed with Alizarin Crimson or Quinacridone Red.