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Artist reference guide to Red pigments in art supplies. Color chart swatch cards of common pigments in watercolor, gouache, acrylic paint and inks. Includes lightfast or fugitive information, index by pigment number code, brand, manufacturer color name, how the color appears in masstone (full strength) or diluted (with water). Each image displays opacity, lifting (erasing with a damp brush), and layering (glazing a second coat after the first has dried).

 

PR3 , PR5 , PR9 , PR12 , PR19 , PR23 , PR48:1 , PR63:1 , PR83 , PR101 , PR102 , PR108 , PR112 , PR122 , PR146 , PR166 , PR170 , PR170:1 , PR171 , PR175 , PR176 , PR177 , PR179 , PR184 , PR188 , PR202 , PR206 , PR209 , PR233 , PR254 , PR259 , PR264     

Natural, antiquity, mineral or unique red pigments:  NR9 , VR1 , Garnet Genuine , Red Fuchsite Genuine , Red Jasper Genuine , Sedona Genuine

 

 

Grayscale swatch card information panel

 

PR3 Toluidine Red:
Fugitive (LFIV). Found in student and "designer" gouache or watercolor, intended for bright illustrations to be scanned for print reproduction. Shinhan brand from Korea is particularly bad about including pigments prone to fading in their professional watercolor lines.
fugitive pigments shinhan korean color watercolor paint lightfast test red
PR3 Shinhan Korean Color A Carmine 2 Watercolor Swatch Card Color Chart

 

PR3 Mixtures:
PR3 PR12 Shinhan Korean Color A Crimson 1 Watercolor Swatch Card Color Chart PR3 PR184 Shinhan Korean Color A Crimson 2 Watercolor Swatch Card Color Chart

 

PR5 Naphthol Red DK:

Fugitive. Like many red pigments, this color fades when diluted and is not often used in professional paints. 

PR5 Mixtures:
PR5 PR9 Daler Rowney Aquafine PAN Scarlet Lake Pigment Database Granulating Student PR122 PR5 Calli Daler Rowney CALLIGRAPHY INK Burgundy pigment dip pen swatch card color colour database

 

PR9 Naphthol AS Red:

 Fugitive pigment that appears to be more durable in masstone and mediums other than watercolor (acrylic, oil). Sometimes used in student or designer gouache.

PR9 Mixtures:
PY74 PR9 Liquitex Basics Acrylic Cadmium Red Light Hue color separating granulating pigment shimmer metallic PR5 PR9 Daler Rowney Aquafine PAN Scarlet Lake Pigment Database Granulating Student PR9 PR188 Jo Sonja's Matte Fluid Acrylic Naphthol Red Light chroma opaque flow vibrant pigment swatch card database

 

PR12 Permanent Bordeaux TRR:

 

PR12 Mixtures:
PR3 PR12 Shinhan Korean Color A Crimson 1 Watercolor Swatch Card Color Chart

 

PR19 Arylide Maroon:

 

PR19 Mixtures:
PR19 PW6 WHITE NIGHTS WATERCOLOR MAGNOLIA NEW PASTEL SWATCH CARD

 

PR23 Naphthol Red Dark:
Fugitive, used in cheap bargain sets. Fades within several weeks of UV exposure (LFV).
PR23 Prima Art Philosophy Confetti Cherry Watercolor Swatch Card

 

PR23 Mixtures:
PR23 PW6 Prima Art Philosophy Confetti Pink Watercolor Swatch Card

 

PR48:1 Permanent Red BB [FIAT]:

Fugitive (LFIV). Rare pigment used in student grade and bright "designers" paints. 

PR48:1 Mixtures:
PR48:1 PR108 Shinhan Korean Color A Scarlet Watercolor Swatch Card Color Chart

 

PR63:1 Lithol Bordeaux:
PR63:1 Arrtx Gouache Deep Red Color Pigment Database Paint

 

 

PR83 Alizarin Crimson:
 Fugitive. Rated LFIV in watercolor, this rose-red has moderate fading in masstone and is highly fugitive when diluted. You can find Alizarin Crimson "Permanent" Hues in brands like Winsor and Newton, which combine a much more stable PV19 with PR206 mixture. Lightfast colors like PR122 Magenta, PR254 Winsor Red, PR209 Quin Red and deep red browns like Brown Madder PR206 or Perylene Maroon may be helpful with florals as well.
Winsor and Newton watercolor alizarin crimson fugitive rose red pr83 pigment PR83 Turner Watercolor Alizarin Crimson Color Art Pigment Database Swatch Card PR83 Daniel Smith Alizarin Crimson Fugitive Pigment Rose Red UV Lightfast Test Fading Art

 

 

PR101 Synthetic Iron Oxide Red:
PR101 Winsor and Newton Professional Burnt Sienna Watercolor Swatch Card Color Chart PR101 Turner Watercolor Transparent Red Iron Oxide Color Art Pigment Database Swatch Card PR101 Rosa Gallery Watercolor Burnt Sienna Transparent Red Iron Oxide Pigment PR101 Daniel Smith Watercolor Italian Venetian Red Pigment Swatch Database Card PR101 Daniel Smith Watercolor English Red Earth pigment granulating awesome swatch card color colour database PR101 Winsor and Newton Professional Venitian Red Watercolor Swatch Card Color Chart PR101 Turner Watercolor Venetian Red Color Art Pigment Database Swatch Card PR101 Daniel Smith Watercolor Venetian Red pigment dip pen swatch card color colour database PR101 Winsor and Newton Professional Indian Red Watercolor Swatch Card Color Chart   PR101 Rosa Gallery Watercolor English Red Iron Oxide Indian Handprint Pigment Swatch Color Chart PR101 Liquitex Basics Acrylic Red Oxide color separating granulating pigment shimmer metallic PR101 Daniel Smith Watercolor Transparent Red Oxide swatch pigment granulating vibrant PR101 Daniel Smith Watercolor Transparent Brown Oxide swatch pigment granulating vibrant PR101 Winsor and Newton Professional Caput Mortuum Violet Watercolor Swatch Card Color Chart PR101 White Nights Watercolor Caput Mortum PR101 Turner Watercolor Mars Violet Color Art Pigment Database Swatch Card PR101 Sennelier Pro Watercolor Caput Mortum Art Pigment Database PR101 Daniel Smith Watercolor Lunar Red Rock Color Pigment Granulating Swatch Database Card PR101 Daniel Smith Watercolor Indian Red pigment granulating awesome swatch card color colour database PR101 Da Vinci Violet Iron Oxide pigment dip pen swatch card color colour database PR101 Maimeri Blu Watercolor Swatch Mars Brown database pigment hue color vibrant opaque

 

PR101 Mixtures:
PY42 PR101 Winsor and Newton Professional Raw Sienna Watercolor Swatch Card Color Chart PR101 PY150 PR206 Sennelier Pro Watercolor Quinacridone Gold Art Pigment Database PY150 PR101 Schmincke Horadam Watercolor Quinacridone Gold Hue Art Pigment Database PY65 PB15:6 PR101 Winsor and Newton Professional Olive Green Watercolor Swatch Card Color Chart PR101 PW6 Rosa Gallery Naples Rose Watercolor Paint Pigment Database Handprint Color Chart PBr7 PR101 PY42 Winsor and Newton Professional Burnt Umber Watercolor Swatch Card Color Chart PR101 PBk9 Schmincke Horadam Burnt Sienna Watercolor Swatch Card Color Chart PR101 PO20 Shinhan Korean Color A Burnt Sienna Watercolor Swatch Card Color Chart PR101 PBr7 Paul Rubens Hint of Glitter Pan Set Watercolor Umber Swatch Card Color Chart PY42 PB15 PR101 Turner Watercolor Evergreen Color Pigment Database Swatch Card PY129 PB60 PG7 PBr7 PR101 Old Holland Classic Watercolor Olive Green Dark pigment swatch database card color separation swatch PY42 PBk11 PR101 Liquitex Basics Acrylic Bronze Yellow color separating granulating pigment shimmer metallic PR101 PO48 Daniel Smith Watercolor Burnt Sienna Light swatch pigment granulating vibrant PR101 PBk6 Winsor and Newton Professional Van Dyke Brown Watercolor Swatch Card Color Chart  PY42 PR101 PBk7 Rosa Gallery Watercolor Mars Brown handprint database color chart Pigment PBk7 PR101 Winsor and Newton Professional Sepia Watercolor Swatch Card Color Chart PR101 PBk7 Daler Rowney Aquafine INK Burnt Umber Pigment Database Student py42 pr101 pbk9 Old Holland Vandyck Brown Cassel Extra watercolor paint granulating color separation PV19 PR101 PBk6 Daniel Smith Watercolor Neutral Tint pigment dip pen swatch card color colour database PW6 PY42 PBk11 PR101 Liquitex Basics Acrylic Unbleached Titanium color separating granulating pigment shimmer metallic

 

PR102 Natural Red Iron Oxide:

PR102 Winsor and Newton Professional Light Red Watercolor Swatch Card Color Chart PR102 Daniel Smith Watercolor Fired Gold Ochre Pigment Swatch Database Card PR102 Da Vinci Watercolor Terra Cotta Art Pigment Database PR102 Daniel Smith Watercolor Burgundy Red Ochre Pigment Swatch Database Card PR102 Daniel Smith Watercolor Burnt Yellow Ochre Pigment Swatch Database Card PR102 Daniel Smith Watercolor Roasted French Ochre Pigment Swatch Database Card PR102 Roman Szmal Aquarius Watercolor Hematite Brown Shade Color Swatch Granulating PR102 Roman Szmal Aquarius Watercolor Hematite Violet Shade Color Swatch Granulating

PR102 Mixtures:
PY42 PBK8 PW6 PETERSBURG OCHRE WHITE NIGHTS WATERCOLOR PAINT PIGMENT SWATCH CARD PR102 PBk8 White Nights Watercolor Van Dyke Brown PR102 PBK7 PW6 WHITE NIGHTS PEARL GREY WATERCOLOR GRAY NEUTRAL PIGMENT SLATE

 

PR108 Cadmium Red:
Lightfast, opaque, slightly toxic.
PR108 Winsor and Newton Professional Cadmium Scarlet Watercolor Swatch Card PR108 Schmincke Horadam Cadmium Red Light Watercolor Swatch Card Color Chart PR108 Old Holland Classic Watercolors Cadmium Red Light pigment swatch rare mineral paint art professional PR108 Rosa Gallery Watercolor Cadmium Red Medium Handprint Art Pigment Swatch Color Chart PR108 Winsor and Newton Professional Cadmium Red Watercolor Swatch Card PR108 Winsor and Newton Watercolor Cadmium Red Deep Professional Pigment Database

 

PR108 Mixtures:
PY35 PR108 Winsor and Newton Professional Watercolor Cadmium Yellow Deep Color Chart PY35 PR108 Winsor and Newton Professional Watercolor Cadmium Orange Pigment Color Chart PR48:1 PR108 Shinhan Korean Color A Scarlet Watercolor Swatch Card Color Chart PO20 PR108 Rosa Gallery Watercolor Cadmium Red Light Handprint Pigment Swatch Color Chart

 

PR112 Napthol Red AS-D:

Fugitive. This pigment is particularly prone to fading in mixtures, tints or diluted.

PR112 Daler Rowney Aquafine INK Cadmium Red Hue Pigment Database Granulating Student 

PR112 Mixtures:
PR112 PY74 Calli Daler Rowney CALLIGRAPHY INK Scarlet pigment dip pen swatch card color colour database PR112 PR122 PW4 Old Holland Classic Watercolors Brilliant Pink pigment swatch rare mineral paint art professional PG36 PY150 PR112 Mission Gold Watercolor Olive Green Art Pigment Database PBr25 PR112 PY150 Mission Gold Watercolor Light Red Art Pigment Database PBr25 PBY150 PR112 Mission Gold Watercolor Burnt Sienna Art Pigment Database PR112 PY74 PG7 Calli Daler Rowney CALLIGRAPHY INK Brown pigment dip pen swatch card color colour database

 

PR122 Quinacridone Magenta: An ideal primary mixing color, highly useful in creating vibrant purples when combined with PB15 and dynamic color separating mixtures with PG18 and PB29. This color is typically lightfast with independent studies from myself and Handprint rating it as LFI / BW7-8 in many brands. You may see LFIII ratings due to a single older ASTM test from 1999 that appears to be an error or anomaly. I have never seen any of the following swatched brands fade in any of my window tests in masstone or diluted ranges. However, there is potential for extremely diluted washes, or tints (such as when a small % of PR122 is mixed with PW6 to create a pale pastel pink) to fade slightly when exposed to direct sunlight for longer than 6 months. Note that Sennelier has self-rated their Helios Purple as 3 of 3 stars (and it is indeed LFI) yet they mention the ASTM LFIII rating as well. This may appear as conflicting information for those unaware of the error in the established ASTM rating. Top pick in my personal palette, see my FAVORITE LIGHTFAST PIGMENTS LIST.

 

PR122 Winsor and Newton Watercolor Professional Quinacridone Magenta Swatch Card Color Chart PR122 Daniel Smith Opera Pink Watercolor color flourescent vibrant fugitive dye swatch database pigment PR122 Schmincke AeroColor Acrylic Primary Magenta texture diluted masstone glazed dip pen writing swatch card PR122 Roman Szmal Quin Pink Aquarius Watercolor Professional Poland Swatch Color Chart schmincke aqua drop primary red magenta pigment based liquid watercolor PR122 Sennelier Watercolor Helios Purple primary magenta mixing color paint pigment PR122 Old Holland Classic Watercolors Old Holland Magenta pigment swatch rare mineral paint art professional pr122 daniel smith quin lilac watercolor primary magenta pigment database swatch PR122 Pigment Roman Szmal Quin Magenta Primary Mixing Color Aquarius Watercolor Swatch PR122 Utrecht Watercolor Quinacridone Magenta Art Pigment Database pr122 white nights quin rose watercolor new 2017 magenta pigment database swatch pr122 rosa gallery watercolor magenta rose primary mixing red pink color chart PR122 Qor watercolor Quin magenta quinacridone golden paint color chart swatch PR122 Blick Artists Watercolor Magenta Art Pigment Database PR122 Daler Rowney Aquafine INK Quinacridone Magenta Pigment Database Student PR122 Maimeri Blu Watercolor Swatch 2016 Verzino Violet database pigment hue color vibrant opaque PR122 Holbein ACRYLIC INK Quinacridone Magenta pigment swatch card color colour database PR122 Liquitex Basics Acrylic Quinacridone Magenta color separating granulating pigment shimmer metallic

 

PR122 Mixtures:
PW6 PR122 Liquitex Basics Acrylic Medium Magenta color separating granulating pigment shimmer metallic PR112 PR122 PW4 Old Holland Classic Watercolors Brilliant Pink pigment swatch rare mineral paint art professional PR122 PO13 PW6 Prima Art Philosophy Confetti Wild Rose Watercolor Swatch Card PR122 Winsor and Newton Watercolor Professional Opera Rose Neon Pink Fugitive Fluorescent Dye Swatch Card PR122 Fugitive Dye White Nights Watercolor Neon Pink Opera PR122 Fluorescent Dye Opera Pink Watercolor Da Vinci Opus Vivid Pink Art Pigment Swatch PR122 Fluorescent Dye BV10 Rhodamine Rosa Gallery Opera Rose Watercolor Paint PR122 PR5 Calli Daler Rowney CALLIGRAPHY INK Burgundy pigment dip pen swatch card color colour database PR122 PV23 Liquitex Basics Acrylic Prism Violet color separating granulating pigment shimmer metallic PR122 PV23 RS Liquitex Basics Acrylic Deep Violet color separating granulating pigment shimmer metallic

 

PR146 Naphthol Red AS:
PR146 Prima Art Philosophy Confetti Carnation Watercolor Swatch Card

 

PR146 Mixtures:

 

PR166 Azo Condensation Red:
PR166 Schmincke AeroColor Acrylic Poppy Red texture diluted masstone glazed dip pen writing swatch card

 

 

PR170 Naphthol Red AS:

Fugitive. Fairly stable in masstone, but drastic fading when diluted. Particularly a problem in tints, such as when mixed with PW6 in White Night's pastel color  "Rose Quartz".

 

PR170 Liquitex Basics Acrylic Napthol Crimson color separating granulating pigment shimmer metallic PR170 Jo Sonja's Matte Fluid Acrylic Napthol Crimson chroma opaque flow vibrant pigment swatch card database 

PR170 Mixtures:
PR170 PY174 Liquitex Basics Acrylic Cadmium Red Medium Hue color separating granulating pigment shimmer metallic PW6 PO73 PY74 PR170 Liquitex Basics Acrylic Light Portrait Pink color separating granulating pigment shimmer metallic PR206 PR202 Liquitex Basics Acrylic Alizarin Crimson Hue Permanent color separating granulating pigment shimmer metallic

 

PR170:1 Naphthol Red:
PR170:1 Rosa Gallery Watercolor Carmine Handprint Art Pigment Swatch Color Chart

 

PR170:1 Mixtures:

 

PR171 Benzimidazolone Bordeaux:

pr171 daniel smith naphthamide maroon watercolor pigment database swatch card 

PR171 Mixtures:

 

PR175 Benzimidazolone Red HFT:
PR175 Daniel Smith Watercolor Deep Scarlet swatch pigment granulating vibrant

 

 

PR176 Benzimidazolone Carmine:

 

PR176 Mixtures:
PB36 PB29 PR176 PV19 Roman Szmal Aquarius Watercolor Shadow Violet Light Color Swatch Granulating

 

PR177 Anthraquinone Red:
FUGITIVE - Warning, this color is often labeled LFI and recommended to artists as a replacement for Alizarin Crimson PR83. This color is more stable in masstone only, but actually fades when diluted more quickly than PR83.
paul rubens madder red pr177 anthraquinone red scarlet fugitive not an alizarin crimson replacement
Used in the popular mixture called "Moonglow" by Daniel Smith which fades badly due to such a small diluted amount of PR177 in it. If you're looking for alternative ways to recreate Moonglow, I've made a video about that:

 

 

PR177 Paul Rubens Hint of Glitter Pan Set Watercolor Madder Red Swatch Card Color Chart

 

PR177 Mixtures:

PY153 PY151 PR177 Old Holland Classic Watercolors Red Gold Lake pigment swatch rare mineral paint art professional PR177 PBr23 PV19 Old Holland Classic Watercolors Alizarin Crimson Lake Extra pigment swatch rare mineral paint art professional PR177 PR264 Rosa Gallery Watercolor Madder Red Handprint Art Pigment Swatch Color Chart PBk9 PB15-3 PR177 Old Holland Classic Watercolor Indigo Extra pigment swatch database card color separation swatch PBr7 PR177 PBk7 Rosa Gallery Watercolor Sepia Transparent handprint color chart Pigment PB29 PG18 PR177 Da Vinci Artemis Moonglow Dupe Look-A-Like Watercolor PB29 PG18 PR177 Daniel Smith Moonglow Watercolor Lightfast Fugitive Pigment Database PB29 PG18 PR177 Daniel Smith Moonglow Watercolor PAN versus Tube masstone PB29 PG18 PR177 Daniel Smith Moonglow Watercolor PAN versus Tube masstone PB15:1 PR177 PBk7 Rosa Gallery Neutral Black Watercolor Art Pigment Database Tube Pan Color Chart

PR179 Perylene Maroon:

PR179 Winsor and Newton Professional Perylene Maroon Watercolor Swatch Card Color Chart PR179 Grumbacher Academy Perylene Maroon Watercolor Swatch Card PBr25 Daniel Smith Watercolor Permanent Brown swatch pigment granulating vibrant 

PR179 Mixtures:
PV19 PR179 Schmincke Horadam Madder Red Dark Watercolor Swatch Card Color Chart 

 

PR184 Permanent Rubine F6G:

 

PR184 Mixtures:
PR3 PR184 Shinhan Korean Color A Crimson 2 Watercolor Swatch Card Color Chart 

 

PR188 Napthol Scarlet Lake:
PR188 Turner Watercolor Permanent Scarlet Color Art Pigment Database Swatch Card PR188 Winsor and Newton Professional Scarlet Lake Watercolor Swatch Card Color Chart

 

PR188 Mixtures:

PR9 PR188 Jo Sonja's Matte Fluid Acrylic Naphthol Red Light chroma opaque flow vibrant pigment swatch card database 

PR202 Quinacridone Crimson:

 

PR202 Mixtures:
PR206 PR202 Liquitex Basics Acrylic Alizarin Crimson Hue Permanent color separating granulating pigment shimmer metallic pr202 pb29 daniel smith permanent violet watercolor color separating pigment swatch card

 

PR206 Quinacridone Burnt Scarlet:

PR206 Winsor and Newton Professional Brown Madder Watercolor Swatch Card Color Chart PR206 Daniel Smith Watercolor Quinacridone Burnt Scarlet swatch pigment granulating vibrant 

PR206 Mixtures:
PR206 PV19 PY150 Winsor and Newton Professional Quinacridone Gold Watercolor Swatch Card Color Chart PR101 PY150 PR206 Sennelier Pro Watercolor Quinacridone Gold Art Pigment Database PY150 PR206 Da Vinci Watercolor Quinacridone Gold Art Pigment Database PY150 PR206 American Journey Cheap Joe's Watercolor Quinacridone Gold Deep Art Pigment Database PV19 PR206 Winsor and Newton Professional Watercolor Permanent Alizarin Crimson Color Chart Swatch Card PR206 PR202 Liquitex Basics Acrylic Alizarin Crimson Hue Permanent color separating granulating pigment shimmer metallic

 

PR209 Quinacridone Red: A useful red for florals and mixing with other colors, particularly for recreating dupes of Daniel Smith's Moonglow and Roman Szmal's Misty Morning (see my favorite lightfast pigments page for mixing examples). This color can look like a warm red when used side by side with cool Magenta PR122 or Permanent Rose PV19. It looks cool when next to warmer reds like Winsor Red PR254 and Cadmium PR101. It is often easy to spot in a sea of reds because of its tendency to dilute into a punchy coral pink color. LFI-II with very little to no fading after one year in window UV tests. A very subtle shift in extremely diluted range after prolonged direct sunlight (year +) is the reason it often carries a LFII rating. Some brands label PR209 as LFI, but I have not noticed any variances in actual LF test results between brands at this time.

 

PR209 Maimeri Blu Watercolor Swatch Quinacridone Red database pigment hue color vibrant opaque PR209 winsor and newton watercolor quin red quinacridone cherry coral pigment swatch PR209 Sennelier Quinacridone Red Watercolor Lightfast Pigment List Database PR209 Daniel Smith Quinacridone Coral Watercolor Lightfast Pigment List Database PR209 Da Vinci Quinacridone Red Watercolor Lightfast Pigment List Database PR209 Mission Gold Cherry Red Watercolor Lightfast Pigment List Database PR209 M Graham Quinacridone Red Watercolor Lightfast Pigment List Database PR209 Holbein Quin Scarlet Watercolor Professional Japan Swatch Color Chart PR209 Roman Szmal Cherry Quin Red Aquarius Watercolor Professional Poland Swatch Color Chart

 

PR209 Mixtures:
PY150 PR209 Pigment Winsor and Newton Professional Watercolor New Gamboge Color Database PO48 PY150 PR209 Daniel Smith Watercolor Quinacridone Sienna Art Pigment Database PY150 PR209 PBr23 Sennelier Pro Watercolor Chinese Orange Art Pigment Database PR209 PW6 Holbein Watercolor Brilliant Pink Pigment Database Color Chart PB60 PBk7 PR209 Sennelier Pro Watercolor Neutral Tint Art Pigment Database

 

PR233 Chrome Tin Pink (Potter's Pink):
PR233 Winsor and Newton Professional Potter's Pink Watercolor Swatch Card Color Chart PR233 Roman Szmal Aquarius Watercolor Potter's Pink Color Swatch Granulating PR233 Maimeri Blu Watercolor Potter's Pink Art Pigment Database

 

PR233 Mixtures:

PR233 PB29 Schmincke Professional Watercolor Galaxy Violet Granulating Special Edition PR233 PG50 Schmincke Professional Watercolor Glacier Green Granulating Special Edition

PR254 Pyrrole Red:
PR254 Sennelier Red Watercolor La Aquarelle Watercolour color chart pigment  pr254 pigment china red paul rubens watercolor color chart swatch card PR254 Turner Watercolor Pyrrole Red Color Art Pigment Database Swatch Card Winsor and Newton Winsor Red Watercolor Professional paint fire engine rose primary mixing PR254 Da Vinci Watercolor Da Vinci Red Watercolour swatch color chart card pigment PR254 Daniel Smith Watercolor Pyrrol Red Watercolour swatch color chart card pigment

 

PR254 Mixtures:

PY150 PR254 Mission Gold Watercolor Autumn Red Art Pigment Database  

PR259 Ultramarine Pink:
PR259 Old Holland Classic Watercolor Ultramarine Red Pink pigment swatch database card color separation swatch PR259 Daler Rowney Aquafine INK Ultramarine Pink Pigment Database Student PR259 Daler Rowney Aquafine TUBE Ultramarine Pink Pigment Database Granulating Student

 

PR259 Mixtures:

 

PR264 Pyrrole Red Rubine:
PR264 Winsor and Newton Professional Winsor Red Deep Watercolor Swatch Card

 

PR264 Mixtures:

PY151 PY42 PR264 Rosa Gallery Quin Gold Watercolor Paint Pigment Database Handprint Color Chart PR177 PR264 Rosa Gallery Watercolor Madder Red Handprint Art Pigment Swatch Color Chart 

NR9 Madder Lake:
NR19 Winsor and Newton Professional Watercolor Rose Madder Genuine Color Chart Swatch Card

 

VR1:
VR1 Turner Watercolor Maya Red Color Art Pigment Database Swatch Card

 

Garnet Genuine: A rare mineral
Mineral Daniel Smith Garnet Genuine pigment dip pen swatch card color colour database

 

Red Fuchsite Genuine: This red mineral is rarely used in paint making and I could only find it offered by Daniel Smith. There is a subtle sparkle effect, similar to coarse pearl mica PW20 with an underlying brick red similar to English Red PR101.
Mineral Daniel Smith Red Fuchsite Genuine sparkle glitter watercolor color colour pigment database swatch card

 

Red Jasper Genuine: A rare mineral.
Daniel Smith Red Jasper Genuine Granulate Mineral Gem Stone Pigment Database Swatch Card

 

Sedona Genuine:
Primate K PR101 Daniel Smith Watercolor Sedona Genuine Natural Red Iron Oxide Pigment Swatch Database Card

 

 

Swatch card template available for download here, or get the rubber stamp here. Swatch cards were painted on Legion Black or Arches Cold Press 100% cotton watercolor paper. Paper and brushes are available at Jackson's or Amazon here:

 

 

 

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The following affiliate links are to places I have purchased my art materials. When available I'll include multiple reputable stores so you can compare and decide where you'd like to shop. Dick Blick ("DB" links below) is a large art supply chain store here in the USA that ships worldwide. Jackson's ("Jack" links below) is a great UK based art supply store which also ships worldwide, but carries some harder to find European products with quick low cost shipping to the USA. Amazon USA ("Ama" links below) often offers unique brands, including small business and Chinese off brand watercolor sets, that can not be found anywhere else. As an Amazon associate, I earn from qualifying purchases.

 

Arches 100% cotton cold press 140# watercolor paper is one of the most durable surfaces for technical pen, scrubbing and lifting. It's surface sizing (coating) and texture is a good middle ground compared to the extremes of different brands. Due to these traits, and it being around for long enough to be the most commonly recommended paper for professionals, all of my swatches are done on this paper for consistency. Only white (and mica paints that do not show up on white) use the Legion Black paper instead. I buy my arches paper at Blick, and if you are in the USA this is likely the most affordable place to buy it: https://shrsl.com/2765w

 

Alpha by brand shopping directory:

 

Daniel Smith watercolors -- available on DB, Jack or Ama.
Rembrandt watercolors -- available on DB in Pans or TubesJack or Ama.
Rosa Gallery can be found through the following links: 12 set, 24 set, 21 pans in tin, 28 pans in tin, and if none of those sellers are still active or ship to your country you can try the manufacturers website here

 

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