Renesans watercolours tones are very transparent because of the use of pure gum arabic. A few colours marked with a.Are slightly less transparent because of the specific pigment used, such as cadmium and cobalt colours. Nevertheless, since watercolours are heavily diluted, this will be scarcely visible. The opacity of a pigmented colour is not only depending on the thickness of the colour application but also on the kind and concentration of the pigment as well as on the kind binder in the colour. All colours have been submitted to the same testing method: satndardized application on black and white striped saturated base. This allows a classification with the following 4 symbols.
This describes the durability of a colour in daylight. A number of influencing factors play a role too, like intensity of sunlight, temperature, moisture, oxygen or gas content of the air. Color Index and Pigments names. The Color Index system is an international standard to denominate dyes and pigments. A combination of letters and numbers indicate the colour category.
For example: PO 20, means Pigment Orange 20. Color Index names are: PW (Pigment White) / PY (Pigment Yellow) / PO (Pigment Orange) / PR (Pigment Red) / PV (Pigment Violet) / PB (Pigment Blue) / PG (Pigment Green) / PBr (Pigment Brown) / PBk (Pigment Black). The item "Set of 54 Renesans Water colour half pans Professional Artist Grade" is in sale since Saturday, June 20, 2020.This item is in the category "Crafts\Art Supplies\Painting Supplies\Paint\Watercolour Paint". The seller is "kasialoe" and is located in Birkenhead. This item can be shipped worldwide.