Paynes Grey (No. 127)

Michael Harding Paynes Grey artist's oil paint

 

 

 

 

Inorganic

Colour Index PBk 9 & PB 29 & PY 42
Drying Speed Average
Opacity Covering and Tint Power Semi-Opaque
Lightfastness Excellent
Oil Content High, Linseed
Toxic No
Conforms ASTM D-4236 ASTM D-4236

 

A blend of Ivory Black, Ultramarine and Iron Oxide Yellow, which gives a markedly cool black substitute. The blue undertones are similar to, but much milder than those of Prussian Blue. Some painters prefer this blend for its restrained Tint Power, and use it in cool reflex tones in flesh painting