Oxide of Chromium (No. 305)

Michael Harding Oxide of Chromium artists' quality oil paint

 

 

 

 

Inorganic

Colour Index PG 17
Drying Speed Average
Opacity Covering and Tint Power Opaque
Lightfastness Excellent
Oil Content Low, Linseed
Toxic No
Conforms To ASTM D-4236

 

A mid-19th century metallic oxide, with solid covering power and little tinting strength. It is a heavy, vegetable green which can be surprisingly enlivened by adding yellows. Landscapists find that its range in mixes and hues makes it a staple green. It acts very well as a complementary to active red hues.